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Patients Less Satisfied With Doctors Who Cut Back On Antibiotic Prescriptions

Researchers in England found patients are less satisfied with general practitioners (GPs) who prescribe fewer antibiotics. More than half of patients were incorrectly prescribed antibiotics to treat coughs, colds, flu and sore throat wherein the drugs are ineffective. King’s College researchers analyzed over one million replies from the General Practice Patient Survey in 2012. They also procured data on 8,164 ... Read More »