Antibiotics for sore throat to prevent rheumatic fever: Yes or No? How the Cochrane Library can help

Ohlsson, Arne; Clark, Kathie
September 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/28/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 7, p721
Academic Journal
Highlights the information provided by the Cochrane Library Web site about the effectiveness of antibiotics for sore throat to prevent rheumatic fever. Reviews available regarding antibiotics for sore throat; Use of odds ratio as the statistic to determine the incidence of acute rheumatic fever within 2 months; Studies recommended regarding the topic.


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