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Short-course versus long-course oral antibiotic treatment for infections treated in outpatient settings: a review of systematic reviews.

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Purpose

To summarize the evidence comparing the effectiveness of short and long courses of oral antibiotics for infections treated in outpatient settings.

Methods

We identified systematic reviews of randomized controlled trials for children and adults with bacterial infections treated in outpatient settings from Medline, Embase, CINAHL, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews and The Database of Review of Effects. Data were extracted on the primary outcome of clin...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/fampra/cmx037

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Gardens, Libraries and Museums
Department:
Academic Services; Science and Medicine Subject Area; Health Care Libraries
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Family Practice Journal website
Volume:
34
Issue:
5
Pages:
511-519
Publication date:
2017-05-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1460-2229
ISSN:
0263-2136
Pmid:
28486675
Source identifiers:
694023
Language:
English
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pubs:694023
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uuid:9df4f6de-3042-4e1c-a1c6-7e81efb7f139
Local pid:
pubs:694023
Deposit date:
2018-01-12

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