Antibiotics for Respiratory Tract Infections: Fewer May Be Better - Frankly Speaking EP 228Guest: Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFP
Music Credit: Richard Onorato
Join us for this episode as we discuss the results of a systematic review examining the benefits and risks from delaying the use of antibiotics to treat patients in the community for a respiratory infection.
Episode References and Resources:
- Delayed antibiotic prescribing for respiratory tract infections: individual patient data meta-analysis. BMJ 2021;372:n808 http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n808
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- Discuss concerns over antibiotic use to treat upper respiratory tract infections (URIs)
- Review when to hold/delay prescribing antibiotics for patients with respiratory infections in the primary care setting.
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