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Leave the Antibiotics on the Shelf for Kids with Lower Respiratory Tract Infections - Frankly Speaking EP 298Guest: Jillian Joseph, MSPAS, PA-C
Music Credit: Richard Onorato
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.
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- Identify symptoms for which antibiotics are commonly prescribed in children presenting with lower respiratory tract illness (LRTI)
- Review the evidence supporting avoidance of antibiotic treatment for children with LRTI for whom pneumonia is not suspected
Frank J. Domino, MD
Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health,
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
Jillian Joseph, MPAS, PA-C
Assistant Professor, Department of PA Studies, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Boston, MA
Clinical Instructor, Department of Family Medicine & Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
The following financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty.
Frank J. Domino, MD
Has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Jillian Joseph, MPAS, PA-C
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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