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The effect of alternative graphical displays used to present the benefits of antibiotics for sore throat on decisions about whether to seek treatment: a randomized trial.



Key Questions Addressed
5 Key Question 5. For patients with an acute respiratory tract infection and no clear indication for antibiotic treatment, what is the comparative effect of particular strategies on achieving intended intermediate outcomes, such as improved knowledge regarding use of antibiotics for acute respiratory tract infections (clinicians and/or patients), improved shared decisionmaking regarding the use of antibiotics, and improved clinician skills for appropriate antibiotic use (e.g., communication appropriate for patients’ literacy level and/or cultural background)?
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Title The effect of alternative graphical displays used to present the benefits of antibiotics for sore throat on decisions about whether to seek treatment: a randomized trial.
Author Carling CL., Kristoffersen DT., Flottorp S., Fretheim A., Oxman AD., SchĂĽnemann HJ., Akl EA., Herrin J., MacKenzie TD., Montori VM.
Country Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway. cheryl.carling@kunnskapssenteret.no
Year 2009
Numbers Pubmed ID: 19707579

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Extraction Form: Interventions to Reduce Antibiotic Prescribing for Uncomplicated Acute Respiratory Tract Infections Extraction Form


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