Over-the-counter medications for acute cough in children and adults in ambulatory settings (Cochrane Review)
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"Over-the-counter medications for acute cough in children and adults in ambulatory settings (Cochrane Review)"


Written by: Schroeder K, Fahey T


Coverage: Treatment


Summary: Cochrane Review evaluating the effectiveness of over the counter medicines for cough in children and adults.


Published by: John Wiley & Sons Ltd


Level of Evidence: Systematic Review


Date of Publication: 12/08/2004
Date of Posting: 21/06/2004
Date of next Review: 17/01/2007


Available at: http://www.mrw.interscience.wiley.com/cochrane/clsysrev/articles/CD001831/frame.html


Source: Schroeder K, Fahey T. Over-the-counter medications for acute cough in children and adults in ambulatory settings (Cochrane Review). In: The Cochrane Library, Issue 2, 2004. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd


Format: HTML, PDF


Publication Type: Systematic Review


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MeSH keywords: Cough; Adults; Child; Expectorants; Antitussives



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