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AHRQ Radio Podcast - Lead Story: Overprescribed Antibiotics
AUDIO PODCAST: Newscast
Wednesday, November 09, 2005 10:00 AM
Lead Story: Overprescribed Antibiotics

AHRQ-funded research found that children are overprescribed antibiotics for sore throats. This program features an interview with Dr. Jeffrey Linder from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, and principal investigator for the study.

Podcast Description:

This audio program features current news and information from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

  • A look at this week's AHRQ news and numbers;
  • AHRQ-funded research found that children are overprescribed antibiotics for sore throats;
  • An interview with Dr. Marta Render, Director of the Cincinnati Department of Veterans Affairs;
  • The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded contracts to spur nationwide efforts in electronic health records.

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Duration: 12:51 (MM:SS)  File Size: 12 MB
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