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Pharyngitis in Children - Clinicians’ Management Approach
Study Description and Methods
Specific Aims and Objectives
- Evaluate current diagnostic methods and treatment approaches for children with pharyngitis by primary care practitioners (pediatricians, and family practitioners).
- Identify factors associated with the use of appropriate laboratory methods by primary care practitioners.
- Assess the treatment regimen including antimicrobial choices, length and goals of therapy.
- Determine the impact of full implementation of Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA) on the performance of these tests in office settings.
James Galliher, PhD
AAFP National Research Network
Key Findings and Publications
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