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Table 1 Interview topics

From: General practitioners’ accounts of negotiating antibiotic prescribing decisions with patients: a qualitative study on what influences antibiotic prescribing in low, medium and high prescribing practices

Topics addressed during interview

• Risk of infection-related complications (such as hospital admission for pneumonia or sepsis)

• Factors that influence prescribing when facing diagnostic uncertainty

• Experiences of demand for antibiotic prescribing from patients and carers

• Perceptions of the relation between antibiotic prescribing and patients’ satisfaction

• Variability of antibiotic prescribing in general practices

• Awareness of Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR)