Association between guidelines and medical practitioners’ perception of best management for patients attending with an apparently uncomplicated acute sore throat: A cross-sectional survey in five countries

SND-ID: 2020-49

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Ronny Gunnarsson - University of Gothenburg, Institute of Medicine orcid

Description

The aim was to investigate the relationship between guidelines and the medical practitioners’ perception of optimal care for patients attending with an apparently uncomplicated acute sore throat in five countries (Australia, Germany, Sweden, UK and USA).

Language

English

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

University of Gothenburg

Funding

  • Funding agency: Local Research and Development Council, Södra Älvsborg, Sweden
  • Funding agency’s reference number: VGFOUSA-772171 and VGFOUSA-804631
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Ethics Review

Other - Ref. (University of Georgia Institutional Review Board)

Other - Ref. 58742 (Health Science Faculty Research Ethics Committee, Bristol University)

Other - Ref. H6993 (The Human Research Ethics Committee at James Cook University)

Other - Ref. D 576/17 (Ethik-Komission der Medizinischen Fakultät der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel),

Gothenburg - Ref. 401-18

Method

Unit of analysis

Population

Medical practitioners working in general practice / family medicine

Study design

Cross-sectional study

Sampling procedure

Non-probability: Availability

Time period(s) investigated

2018-01-01–2019-04-30

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden, Australia, United Kingdom, Germany, United States

Lowest geographic unit

Country

Highest geographic unit

Country

Publications

Gunnarsson R, Ebell MH, Wächtler H, et al. Association between guidelines and medical practitioners’ perception of best management for patients attending with an apparently uncomplicated acute sore throat: a cross-sectional survey in five countries. BMJ Open 2020;10:e037884.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-037884

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Association between guidelines and medical practitioners’ perception of best management for patients attending with an apparently uncomplicated acute sore throat: A cross-sectional survey in five countries

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Raw data are uploaded as an SPSS file as well as .csv. Descriptive labels and descriptions of values are found within the data file and in the PDF documentation. A scanned survey sheet is also provided along with notes on how it was coded at data entry.

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Citation

Ronny Gunnarsson. University of Gothenburg, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg (2020). <em>Association between guidelines and medical practitioners’ perception of best management for patients attending with an apparently uncomplicated acute sore throat: A cross-sectional survey in five countries</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/45kw-6408">https://doi.org/10.5878/45kw-6408</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Text

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Ronny Gunnarsson - University of Gothenburg, Institute of Medicine orcid

Time period(s) investigated

2018-01-01–2019-04-30

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2018-01-01–2019-04-30
  • Data collector: Multiple organisations
  • Source of the data: Forskningsdata: Opublicerade

Variables

67

Number of individuals/objects

713

Published: 2020-08-14
Last updated: 2020-10-01