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Upper Respiratory Infections

Aug 1, 2004 Issue
Bronchitis (Acute) [Clinical Evidence Handbook]

What are the effects of treatment in people without chronic respiratory disease?


Feb 1, 2004 Issue
Viral Croup [Article]

Viral croup is the most common form of airway obstruction in children six months to six years of age. The frightening nature of croup often prompts parents and caregivers to seek physician consultation. For children with mild croup, symptomatic care and mist therapy may be all that is necessary. Epi...


Jan 1, 2003 Issue
Echinacea [Article]

Echinacea is the name of a genus of native North American plants, commonly known as the purple coneflower. The most widely used herbal product in the United States is a liquid extract made from the root of Echinacea purpurea. Because the active component of the plant has not been identified, commerc...


Dec 1, 2002 Issue
Upper Respiratory Tract Infection [Clinical Evidence Handbook]

What are the effects of treatments for upper respiratory tract infections?


May 15, 2002 Issue
Diagnosis and Management of Acute Bronchitis [Article]

Acute bronchitis is one of the top 10 conditions for which patients seek medical care. Physicians show considerable variability in describing the signs and symptoms necessary to its diagnosis. Because acute bronchitis most often has a viral cause, symptomatic treatment with protussives, antitussives...


Sep 15, 2001 Issue
Principles of Appropriate Antibiotic Use: Part V. Acute Bronchitis [Practice Guidelines]

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed guidelines for evaluating and treating adults with acute respiratory disease. Information focusing on the appropriate use of antibiotics for treatment of uncomplicated acute bronchitis is included in these guidelines.


Sep 1, 2001 Issue
Principles of Appropriate Antibiotic Use: Part IV. Acute Pharyngitis. [Practice Guidelines]

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued guidelines for evaluating and treating adults with acute respiratory disease. Information focusing on appropriate antibiotic use in acute pharyngitis is included in these guidelines.


Aug 1, 2001 Issue
Principles of Appropriate Antibiotic Use: Part II. Nonspecific Upper Respiratory Tract Infections [Practice Guidelines]

Widespread use of antibiotics in agriculture, increased antibiotic use in children and excessive use of antibiotics in adults have caused an increase in antibiotic-resistant organisms in the past decade. To address this issue, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed guide...


Jul 15, 2001 Issue
Principles of Appropriate Antibiotic Use: Part I. Acute Respiratory Tract Infections [Practice Guidelines]

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed guidelines for evaluating and treating adults with acute respiratory illnesses. The goal of the principles is to provide clinicians with practical strategies for limiting antibiotic use to the patients who are most likely to benefit from it.


Oct 15, 1998 Issue
Appropriate Use of Antibiotics for URIs in Children: Part II. Cough, Pharyngitis and the Common Cold [Article]

This article summarizes the principles of judicious antimicrobial therapy for three of the five conditions--cough, pharyngitis, the common cold--that account for most of the outpatient use of these drugs in the United States. The principles governing the other two conditions, otitis media and acute ...


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