Leave the Antibiotics on the Shelf for Kids with Lower Respiratory Tract Infections - Frankly Speaking Ep 298

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Overview: : Lower respiratory tract infections are a common presentation in children, and many of those children receive antibiotic prescriptions. Join us for this episode to review evidence that supports avoiding such treatment unless pneumonia or other bacterial infections are suspected.

Episode resource links:

  • Little P, Francis NA, Stuart B, et al. Antibiotics for lower respiratory tract infection in children presenting in primary care in England (ARTIC PC): a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet. 2021;398(10309):1417-1426

Guest: Jillian Joseph, MSPAS, PA-C Music Credit: Richard Onorato

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