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Antibiotics for acute bronchitis (Cochrane Review)

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Written by: NHS Direct

Coverage: Public Information

Summary: Information from the NHS Direct Online Health Encyclopaedia about bronchitis

Published by: NHS Direct

Level of Evidence: Expert Opinion

Date of Publication: 19/11/2003
Date of Posting: 21/06/2004
Date of next Review: 21/06/2006

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Source: NHS Direct

Format: HTML

Publication Type: Public Leaflet

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MeSH keywords: Bronchitis

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