Patient acceptability of delayed antibiotic prescriptions
Vari Drennan Professor, Healthcare and policy research, St George’s University of London and Kingston University, London
Bacteria resistance to antibiotics is increasing. This qualitative study explored patient perceptions of respiratory tract infections (RTIs) and the acceptability of delayed antibiotic prescriptions and self-help treatments. A total of 20 patients with RTIs were interviewed as part of a randomised control trial of delayed prescribing and self-treatments.
Primary Health Care. 28, 1, 13-13. doi: 10.7748/phc.28.1.13.s10
Want to read more?
Subscribe for unlimited access
Try 1 month’s access for just £1 and get:
- Full access to the website and the online archive
- Bi-monthly digital edition
- RCNi Portfolio and interactive CPD quizzes
- RCNi Learning with 200+ evidence-based modules
- 10 articles a month from any other RCNi journal
Already subscribed? Log in
Alternatively, you can purchase access to this article for the next seven days. Buy now