Antibiotic and Bronchodilator Prescribing for Acute Bronchitis in the Emergency
Published online: 20 February 2012
Jason C. Kroening-Roche, Arash Soroudi, Edward M. Castillo, Gary M. Vilke
Journal of Emergency Medicine
Antibiotics are over-prescribed in the ED for acute bronchitis, with broad-spectrum antibiotics making up the majority of the antibiotics prescribed. Age≥50 years and smoking are associated with higher antibiotic prescribing rates.
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