Tag : detailing

MANUSCRIPT: Improving antibiotic prescribing in acute respiratory tract infections: cluster randomised trial from Norwegian general practice (prescription peer academic detailing (Rx-PAD) study).

OBJECTIVE: To assess the effects of a multifaceted educational intervention in Norwegian general practice aiming to reduce antibiotic prescription rates for acute respiratory tract infections and to reduce the use of broad spectrum antibiotics. DESIGN: Cluster randomised controlled study. SETTING: Existing continuing medical education groups were recruited and randomised to intervention or control. PARTICIPANTS: 79 groups, comprising