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Delayed antibiotics for respiratory infections

Overview of attention for article published in this source, April 2013
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Delayed antibiotics for respiratory infections
Published by
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, April 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd004417.pub4
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Spurling, Geoffrey KP, Del Mar, Chris B, Dooley, Liz, Foxlee, Ruth, Farley, Rebecca


Concerns exist regarding antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory tract infections (ARTIs) owing to adverse reactions, cost and antibacterial resistance. One strategy to reduce antibiotic prescribing is to provide prescriptions but to advise delay in the hope symptoms will resolve first. This is an update of a Cochrane Review originally published in 2007 and updated in 2010.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 3 2%
Brazil 3 2%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Unknown 177 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 34 18%
Student > Ph. D. Student 28 15%
Researcher 22 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 19 10%
Student > Bachelor 16 9%
Other 54 29%
Unknown 12 6%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 111 60%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 9 5%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 9 5%
Psychology 8 4%
Social Sciences 6 3%
Other 26 14%
Unknown 16 9%