Upper Respiratory Tract Infections

Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescriptions Highest Among Urgent Care Facilities

Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescriptions Highest Among Urgent Care Facilities

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Inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions were highest among urgent care facilities (45.7%), with emergency departments (24.6%), medical offices (17.0%), and retail clinics (14.4%) following.

A 56-Year-Old Woman Presents With Upper Respiratory Infection With Mild Fever

A 56-Year-Old Woman Presents With Upper Respiratory Infection With Mild Fever

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A 56-year-old woman who received a heart transplant 1 year ago because of dilated cardiomyopathy now presents with mild fever and generalized weakness.

Characteristics Associated With Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing

Characteristics Associated With Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing

Patient, practice, and provider characteristics are associated with inappropriate antimicrobial prescribing in the outpatient setting.

Acute Respiratory Tract Infections in Children: Broad- vs Narrow-Spectrum Antibiotics

Acute Respiratory Tract Infections in Children: Broad- vs Narrow-Spectrum Antibiotics

Broad-spectrum antibiotics are not associated with better clinical or patient-centered outcomes in children with acute respiratory tract infections.

Celiac Disease in High-Risk Children: Do Respiratory Infections Increase Risk?

Celiac Disease in High-Risk Children: Do Respiratory Infections Increase Risk?

Respiratory infection frequency during the first 2 years of life is tied to celiac disease risk in high-risk children.

High-Dose Vitamin D Does Not Prevent URTI in Young Healthy Children

High-Dose Vitamin D Does Not Prevent URTI in Young Healthy Children

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Increasing Vitamin D supplements does not prevent winter upper respiratory tract infections in young healthy children.

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