TITLE

Review: Lack of evidence exists for effectiveness of over-the-counter cough preparations for children with URTI

AUTHOR(S)
Bridges-Webb, Charles
PUB. DATE
November 2002
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 137 Issue 3, p106
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses research being done on the effectiveness of over-the-counter cough medicines in children with upper respiratory tract infections. Reference to study by K. Schroeder and colleague, published in the March 2002 issue of the journal 'Archives of Disease in Childhood'; Sources of data; Results and conclusion.
ACCESSION #
8718561

 

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