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Low-value antibiotic prescribing and clinical factors influencing patient satisfaction.

Authors
  • Sharp, Adam L1
  • Shen, Ernest
  • Kanter, Michael H
  • Berman, Laura J
  • Gould, Michael K
  • 1 Kaiser Permanente Southern California, 100 S Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101. E-mail: [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
The American journal of managed care
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2017
Volume
23
Issue
10
Pages
589–594
Identifiers
PMID: 29087630
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Patient satisfaction scores are slightly lower when antibiotics are not prescribed for AS, but 75% of those encounters still received favorable satisfaction scores. Factors such as older patient age, more comorbidities, and an established patient-provider relationship had stronger associations with high patient satisfaction.

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