Verbal advice plus an information leaflet reduced antibiotic use in acute bronchitis
- Antibiotics don't help acute bronchitis. // Second Opinion;Nov96, Vol. 6 Issue 11, p4
Reports on the non-effectiveness of antibiotics in the treatment of acute bronchitis. Contraindication of antibiotics since the infection is viral; Inability of antibiotics to prevent bacterial bronchitis.
- Antibiotics won't do anything for acute bronchitis. // Formulary;Jun2002, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p286
Reports on the ineffectivity of administering antibiotics to patients with acute bronchitis. Brand names of antibiotic drugs; Side effects of using antibiotics; Symptoms and diagnosis.
- Should We Prescribe Antibiotics for Acute Bronchitis? Chandran, Rabin // American Family Physician;7/1/2001, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p135
Presents a comparative study on the therapeutic use of antibiotics for acute bronchitis. Effects of antibiotic treatment in patients with acute bronchitis; Adverse effects associated with antibiotic use.
- MOXIFLOXACIN: a once daily, fourth-generation fluoroquinolone antibiotic. // Managed Healthcare Executive;Jun2002 Supplement 1, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p9
Analyzes the properties and clinical capabilities of moxifloxacin, the fourth-generation fluoroquinolone antibiotic. Availability of the drug in oral and intravenous formulations; Benefits of moxifloxacin; Bacteriological efficacy in treating acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis.
- Principles of Appropriate Antibiotic Use: Part V. Acute Bronchitis. Ressel, Genevieve // American Family Physician;9/15/2001, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p1098
Part V. Presents the guidelines developed by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the use of antibiotics for treatment of acute bronchitis. Background on acute bronchitis; Diagnosis; Factors to be considered in the use of antibiotics.
- Antibiotic Therapy of Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Bronchitis. Nicotra, M. Brooke; Rivera, Manuel; Awe, Robert J. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jul82, Vol. 97 Issue 1, p18
Presents a study which evaluated the need for antibiotics in acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis through a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial in patients. Characteristics of studies comparing the results of antibiotic therapy with those of placebo in exacerbations of...
- CORRECTION. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;4/14/2015, Vol. 313 Issue 14, p1476
A correction to the article "Antibiotics for Acute Bronchitis" in the December 2014 issue of the "Journal of the American Medical Association" is presented.
- Time course of recovery of health status following an infective exacerbation of chronic bronchitis. Spencer, S.; Jones, P.W. // Thorax;Jul2003, Vol. 58 Issue 7, p589
Background: The magnitude and time course of effect of an acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis (AECB) on health status are not known. Data from the GLOBE study, a randomised double blind trial of antibiotic therapy, were used to investigate these effects. Methods: 438 patients with AECB...
- Cost-effectiveness of gemifloxacin: Results from the GLOBE study. Halpern, Michael T.; Palmer, Cynthia S.; Zodet, Marc; Kirsch, Jeff // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;7/15/2002, Vol. 59 Issue 14, p1357
Evaluates the cost effectiveness of treatment with oral gemifloxacin versus clarithromycin for acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis. Drug dosage and administration; Treatment outcomes; Cost of lost productivity.