Doctors are less likely to prescribe antibiotics if cash is involved

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A recent study by Imperial College London has found that giving doctors a cash incentive not to prescribe antibiotics has lead to a 3% reduction in prescription. 

Many ear, nose, and throat infections presented to doctors offer non-specific symptoms, and are therefore hard to diagnose. This leads to the improper use of antibiotics, which helps to create antibiotic resistance. 

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Grahame White