Association Between Antibiotic Prescribing for Respiratory Tract Infections and Patient Satisfaction in Direct-to-Consumer Telemedicine

JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Nov 1;178(11):1558-1560. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.4318.


This study assesses the association between antibiotic prescribing for respiratory tract infections and satisfaction ratings among patients using a direct-to-consumer telemedicine platform.

MeSH terms

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use*
  • Drug Prescriptions
  • Humans
  • Inappropriate Prescribing
  • Patient Satisfaction*
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians'*
  • Respiratory Tract Infections / drug therapy*
  • Telemedicine*


  • Anti-Bacterial Agents