Protocol for a pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial for reducing irrational antibiotic prescribing among children with upper respiratory infections in rural China
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    Clarifications of Manuscript ID bmjopen-2015-010544.R1
    • Xiaolin WEI, Associate Professor
    • Other Contributors:
      • Joseph Hicks, John Walley, Zhitong Zhang, Simin Deng, Jun Zeng, Guanyang Zou, Mei Lin


    We, on behalf of all authors, would like to clarify a) the definitions of outcome indicators in our trial protocol and analysis plan, which were not consistently defined in all places, and b) our explanation of our ethics situation regarding patient consent:

    1. Page 5 Outcomes:

    The primary outcome of the antibiotic prescription rate (APR) and a...

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