"Prophylactic antibiotic therapy for chronic bronchitis (Cochrane Review)"
Written by: Staykova T, Black P, Chacko E, Ram FSF, Poole P
Summary: Cochrane review evaluating the effectiveness of antibiotics in reducing the severity of chronic bronchitis
Published by: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Level of Evidence: Systematic Review
Date of Publication: 21/02/2001
Date of Posting: 06/11/2003
Date of next Review: 17/10/2006
Available at: http://www.mrw.interscience.wiley.com/cochrane/clsysrev/articles/CD004105/frame.html
Source: Staykova T, Black P, Chacko E, Ram FSF, Poole P.. Prophylactic antibiotic therapy for chronic 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, Chronic; Antibiotics; Prevention & Control