Effects of Behavioral Interventions on Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing in Primary Care 12 Months After Stopping Interventions

JAMA. 2017 Oct 10;318(14):1391-1392. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.11152.


This study examines assesses inappropriate antibiotic prescribing 12 months after stopping a randomized clinical trial of a behavioral intervention intended to reduce the rate of inappropriate antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infections.

Publication types

  • Randomized Controlled Trial
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use*
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Inappropriate Prescribing / prevention & control*
  • Inappropriate Prescribing / statistics & numerical data
  • Logistic Models
  • Peer Group
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians'*
  • Primary Health Care*
  • Respiratory Tract Infections / drug therapy*


  • Anti-Bacterial Agents