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Antibiotics for sore throat.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Sore throat is a very common reason for people to attend for medical care. Sore throat is a disease that remits spontaneously, that is, 'cure' is not dependant 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 1999, using electronic searches of...

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10.1002/14651858.cd000023

Authors


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:
2000
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:827c1cc1-73fc-45da-a7a6-077750a27f89
Source identifiers:
215762
Local pid:
pubs:215762
Language:
English
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