Impact of a multifaceted intervention to improve antibiotic prescribing: a pragmatic cluster-randomised controlled trial

  09 December 2020

This study sought to assess the effectiveness and return on investment (ROI) of a multifaceted intervention aimed at improving antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infections in primary care.

Interventions designed on the basis of gaps in physicians’ knowledge of and attitudes to misprescription can improve antibiotic prescribing and yield important direct cost savings.


Author(s): Adolfo Figueiras, Paula López-Vázquez, Cristian Gonzalez-Gonzalez, Juan Manuel Vázquez-Lago, María Piñeiro-Lamas, Ana López-Durán, Coro Sánchez, María Teresa Herdeiro, Maruxa Zapata-Cachafeiro
Effective Surveillance  


Unrestricted financial support by:

Antimicrobial Resistance Fighter Coalition


JSS University

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