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Antibiotics for sore throat.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Sore throat is a very common reason for people to seek medical care. It is a disease that remits spontaneously, that is, 'cure' is not dependent on treatment. Nonetheless primary care doctors commonly prescribe antibiotics for sore throat and other upper respiratory tract infections. OBJECTIVES: To assess the benefits of antibiotics in the management of sore throat. SEARCH STRATEGY: Systematic search of the literature from 1945 to 2003, using electronic searches of the Cochrane C...

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Del Mar, CB More by this author
Glasziou, PP More by this author
Spinks, AB More by this author
Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Issue:
2
Pages:
CD000023
Publication date:
2004
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:1eb86a98-771e-442c-bccd-a05e1c865362
Source identifiers:
215782
Local pid:
pubs:215782

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