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Using mobile phones to collect patient data: lessons learned from the SIMPle study
(JMIR Publications, 2017-04-25)
Background: Mobile phones offer new opportunities to efficiently and interactively collect real-time data from patients with acute illnesses, such as urinary tract infections (UTIs). One of the main benefits of using mobile ...
The cost effectiveness of the SIMPle intervention to improve antimicrobial prescribing for urinary tract infection in primary care
(Oxford University Press, 2016-09-27)
Abstract Background Antimicrobial resistance is a major public health issue. This study examines the cost effectiveness of the SIMPle (Supporting the Improvement and Management of Prescribing for Urinary Tract Infections ...
Do general practitioners prescribe more antimicrobials when the weekend comes?
Inappropriate antimicrobial prescribing contributes to the global spread of antimicrobial resistance. The pending weekend with changed availability of general practitioners (GP) and increased patient concern may increase ...
The efficacy of mindfulness-based interventions in primary care: a meta-analytic review
(Annals of Family Medicine, 2015-07-16)
PURPOSE Positive effects have been reported after mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) in diverse clinical and nonclinical populations. Primary care is a key health care setting for addressing common chronic conditions, ...
Adverse effects of amoxicillin for acute lower respiratory tract infection in primary care: Secondary and subgroup analysis of a randomised clinical trial
A European placebo-controlled trial of antibiotic treatment for lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) conducted in 16 primary care practices networks recruited participants between November 2007 and April 2010, and found ...
Adverse events of fluoroquinolones vs. other antimicrobials prescribed in primary care: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Background Fluoroquinolones (FQs) are second line antimicrobial agents. Once the decision to prescribe an antimicrobial is made, its choice should be based on both the benefits and harms. This systematic review quantifies ...