Antibiotics for the Common Cold (Cochrane Review)
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"Antibiotics for the Common Cold (Cochrane Review)"

Written by: Arroll B, Kenealy T

Coverage: Treatment

Summary: Cochrane Review to assess the effectiveness of antibiotics in treatment of the common cold.

Published by: John Wiley & Sons Ltd

Level of Evidence: Systematic Review

Date of Publication: 28/05/2002
Date of Posting: 17/01/2003
Date of next Review: 17/01/2007

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Source: Arroll B, Kenealy T. Antibiotics for the common cold (Cochrane Review). In: The Cochrane Library, Issue 1 2004. Oxford: Update Software.

Format: HTML, PDF

Publication Type: Systematic Review

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MeSH keywords: Common Cold; Antibiotics

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