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

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).

Responsible department/unit:

University of Gothenburg, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Ronny Gunnarsson - University of Gothenburg, Institute of Medicine orcid

Identifiers:

SND-ID: 2020-49

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

Time period(s) investigated:

2018-01-01 — 2019-04-30

Geographic spread:

Lowest geographic unit:

Country

Highest geographic unit:

Country

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Medical practitioners working in general practice / family medicine

Study design:

Cross-sectional study

Sampling procedure:

Non-probability: Availability

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

Funding:

Local Research and Development Council, Södra Älvsborg, Sweden — Ref. VGFOUSA-772171 and VGFOUSA-804631

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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: 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

Suggested 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>

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Ronny Gunnarsson - University of Gothenburg, Institute of Medicine orcid

Description:

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.

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Text

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

Time period(s) investigated:

2018-01-01 — 2019-04-30

Variables:

67

Number of individuals/objects:

713

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