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n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Duration of antimicrobial therapy : more about... bacterial diseases

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Abstract

The appropriate duration of therapy is often open to question. Extended antimicrobial therapy is associated with selection of resistant organisms, adverse events, expense and poor patient compliance. Evidence suggests that a short duration of treatment is as effective as a longer course of treatment for certain common community-acquired infections, such as acute otitis media, acute bacterial sinusitis, infectious exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, community-acquired pneumonia,and acute pyelonephritis.

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2010-06-01
2016-12-06
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