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Table 6 Clinically relevant interventions

From: Reduction of antibiotic prescriptions for acute respiratory tract infections in primary care: a systematic review

Study Multifaceted intervention Single-element intervention Intervention focusing at diagnosis-making Intervention focusing at physicians Intervention focusing at patients Details about the intervention
Cals et al. 2009 x   x x   CST + CRP POCT
Cals et al. 2009   x   x   CST
Cals et al. 2009   x x    CRP POCT
Cals et al. 2010 x   x x   CRP POCT + DP
Llor et al. 2011   x     RADT
Gonzales et al. 2013 x   x x x Software for CDSS + knowledge transfer + feedback on prescribing + patient handouts
Gonzales et al. 2013 x   x x x CDSS + knowledge transfer + feedback on prescribing + patient handouts
Little et al. 2013 x   x x   CST + CRP POCT
Little et al. 2013   x   x   CST
Little et al. 2013   x x    CRP POCT
Andreeva et al. 2014   x x    CRP POCT
  1. CDSS clinical decision support system, CRP C-reactive protein, CST communication skills training, DP delayed prescribing, POCT point-of-care test, RADT rapid antigen detection test for group A streptococci