Influence of a guideline or an additional rapid strep test on antibiotic prescriptions for sore throat: the cluster randomized controlled trial of HALS (Hals und Antibiotika Leitlinien Strategien)

CONCLUSION: The scores proposed in the implemented guideline seem inappropriate to lower antibiotic prescriptions for sore throat, but better adherence of practitioners to negative RADTs should lead to fewer prescriptions.TRIAL REGISTRATION: DRKS00013018, retrospectively registered 28.11.2017.PMID:36941540 | DOI:10.1186/s12875-023-01987-w
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