C-reactive protein point of care testing and physician communication skills training for lower respiratory tract infections in general practice: economic evaluation of a cluster randomized trial

Jochen W. L. Cals*, Andre J. H. A. Ament, Kerenza Hood, Christopher C. Butler, Rogier M. Hopstaken, Geert F. Wassink, Geert-Jan Dinant

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Abstract

Rationale, aims and objectives An economic evaluation of general practitioner (GP) use of C-reactive protein (CRP) point of care test, GP communication skills training, and both GP use of CRP and communication skills training on antibiotic use for lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs) in general practice.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1059-1069
JournalJournal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice
Volume17
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2011

Keywords

  • antibiotic
  • economic evaluation
  • respiratory infection

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