Prodigy Guidance - Chest Infections
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"Prodigy Guidance - Chest Infections"


Written by: Prodigy


Coverage: Clinical Description


Summary: Clinical guidance for GPs for the management and treatment of chest infections including bronchitis, pneumonia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.


Published by: Department of Health


Level of Evidence: Systematic Review


Date of Publication: 01/10/2001
Date of Posting: 21/06/2004
Date of next Review: 21/06/2006


Available at: http://www.prodigy.nhs.uk/guidance.asp?gt=Chest%20infections


Source: Prodigy


Format: HTML


Publication Type: Guideline


Related Questions on this site:
If I have a cough, do I need to take antibiotics?
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MeSH keywords: Cough; Bronchitis; Pulmonary disease, Chronic obstructive; Pneumonia; Antibiotics; Expectorants; Antitussives



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