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Diagnosing infections or not - Icelandic GPs' diagnostic behaviour

  • At: Salvadore (Brazil) (2006)
  • Type: Presentations + Posters
  • By: BJöRNSDóTTIR, Ingunn (Danish Univ. of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • Co-author(s): Kristinsson, Karl (Landspitali, - University Hospital, Reykjavík, Iceland)
    Holme Hansen, Ebba (Danish Univ. of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • Abstract:

    Background: General practitioners (GPs) have frequently been found to prescribe antibiotics liberally without sufficient diagnostic basis and be relatively insusceptible to interventions aiming at improving practice. The aim of this study was to explore the nature of GPs' diagnostic routines and their perspective to provide a foundation for a


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