Antibiotics for acute bronchitis (Cochrane Review)
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"Antibiotics for acute bronchitis (Cochrane Review)"

Written by: Smucny J, Fahey T, Becker L, Glazier R

Coverage: Treatment

Summary: Cochrane review assessing the effectiveness of antibiotics in treating acute bronchitis

Published by: John Wiley & Sons Ltd

Level of Evidence: Systematic Review

Date of Publication: 16/06/2004
Date of Posting: 06/11/2004
Date of next Review: 17/10/2006

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Source: Smucny J, Fahey T, Becker L, Glazier R. Antibiotics for acute bronchitis (Cochrane Methodology Review). In: The Cochrane Library, Issue 4, 2003. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd

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Publication Type: Systematic Review

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MeSH keywords: Bronchitis; Antibiotics

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