Tag: amoxicillin

1. Three-day amoxicillin treatment for chest-indrawing pneumonia was not significantly different from five-day amoxicillin treatment in HIV-uninfected children from Malawi. 2. Relapse for pneumonia was not significantly different between treatment groups. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Bacterial pneumonia is one of the leading causes of death for children under the...
1. In this noninferiority study, children who received placebo for pneumonia with tachypnea had a higher incidence of treatment failure compared to those who received amoxicillin. 2. Numerically, more relapses occurred in the amoxicillin control group, but the between-group difference was not statistically significant. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: The...
1. Three-day amoxicillin treatment for chest-indrawing pneumonia was not significantly different from five-day amoxicillin treatment in HIV-uninfected children from Malawi. 2. Relapse for pneumonia was not significantly different between treatment groups. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Bacterial pneumonia is one of the leading causes of death for children under the...
1. A three-month course of amoxicillin provides no clinically significant benefit over placebo for treatment of chronic back pain with previous disc herniation and type 1 or 2 Modic changes. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) As current management strategies for chronic low back pain offer low to moderate improvement in pain...
1. A three-month course of amoxicillin provides no clinically significant benefit over placebo for treatment of chronic back pain with previous disc herniation and type 1 or 2 Modic changes. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) As current management strategies for chronic low back pain offer low to moderate improvement in pain...
Gender differences in Twitter use and influence among health policy and health services researchers 1. Women’s voices on common social media platforms appear less influential and have less reach than their male counterparts in the health policy and health service research arena, suggesting that social media may re-enforce known gender...
1. The majority of children in outpatient clinics were prescribed a macrolide antibiotic for treatment of community acquired pneumonia (CAP) despite clear guidelines recommending amoxicillin in most cases. 2. Pediatrician antibiotic choice for CAP varied broadly by clinic and was influenced by both clinical and non-clinical factors. Evidence rating level: 2 (Good)  Study...
Image: PD 1. Antibiotic-induced rash occurred in 33% of study participants with Epstein-Barr virus-associated acute infectious mononucleosis (AIM). 2.  Significantly more children treated with amoxicillin experienced drug-induced rashes than with other antibiotics.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)  Study Rundown:  Initial accounts of antibiotic-induced rash in children with AIM reported a rash incidence...