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Findings from an ongoing improvement project to improve antibiotic prescribing for children and adolescents for three acute respiratory tract infections (ARTIs: upper respiratory tract infection, acute bacterial sinusitis, and acute otitis media) among pediatric and family medicine clinics revealed performance gaps between the two primary care specialties. An improvement project was then set up to address the lower performance by family medicine clinics. Literature review revealed that, in general, quality improvement feedback was more effective if provided to individual clinicians rather than to a group of clinicians, but very limited data existed for antibiotic prescribing practices actually comparing individual clinician feedback to group (clinic-level) feedback. The hypothesis is that individual clinician data feedback is superior to group (clinic-level) feedback in improving antibiotic prescribing for ARTIs in children and adolescents by family medicine clinicians. The aim is to determine if there are significant differences for antibiotic prescribing for ARTIs and for broad spectrum antibiotic prescribing percentage between an intervention group and a comparator group of family medicine clinics after the intervention starting November 2015 and ending December 2018. A cluster randomized trial was designed for 39 family medicine clinics. The intervention group received clinician-level and clinic-level data feedback monthly, and the comparator group received clinic-level only feedback monthly.
This is a pilot study to assess the first time use of the JGG endoscope® in humans and in primary care. The JGG endoscope® is attached to a Heine® otoscope and allows to inspect and to collect samples from the middle meatus of the sinus. The JGG endoscope® is sterile packaged, for one way use and disposable.
For each patient, an initial visit and at least one follow-up visit at the end of treatment should be documented by the treating physician in the case report form.
To compare the safety and efficacy of a ten-day course of therapy of cefdinir, 600 mg QD, to a ten-day course of therapy of levofloxacin, 500 mg QD, in the treatment of acute bacterial sinusitis.
This study is a comparison between two commonly used antibiotics (Cefdinir vs. Amoxicillin/Clavulanate) in patients with acute sinus infection, surveying quality of life. The hypothesis is that the two treatments would be at the least equivalent based on clinical outcome measures of improvement in quality of life.