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Online Tutorial and Interactive Workshop Support Physicians in Employing Shared Decisionmaking With Patients, Reducing Antibiotic Use for Acute Respiratory Infections 2/12/2014
An online tutorial and interactive workshop supported family physicians in engaging in shared decisionmaking with patients, reducing use of antibiotics for acute respiratory infections.
Medicaid Managed Care Plan Provides Reports, Guidelines, and Education Materials to Physicians, Reducing Inappropriate Prescribing of Antibiotics to Children and Adolescents 9/11/2013
As part of a collaborative, a California health plan provides quarterly provider performance reports, educational materials, and other support to physicians and parents, leading to a reduction in inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics to children, adolescents, and adults with an upper respiratory infection or acute bronchitis enrolled in the insurer's Medi-Cal managed care plan.
QualityTools
Health Quizzes 12/8/2010
These online health assessment tools can help consumers determine whether they are at risk for certain health conditions.
A Guide for Parents: Questions and AnswersRunny Nose (With Green or Yellow Mucus) 9/9/2009
This one-page fact sheet provides parents with information about colds and runny noses, with a focus on the use of antibiotics.
Cold or Flu. Antibiotics Don't Work For You. 9/9/2009
This brochure can help you know when antibiotics work—and when they won't.
Snort. Sniffle. Sneeze. No Antibiotics Please. 9/9/2009
This brochure is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's "Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work" campaign. It will educate parents about when antibiotics work—and when they won't.
Head & Chest Colds: What They Are and How to Treat Them 4/11/2008
This brochure provides information to consumers about treating head and chest colds.
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