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Shorter antibiotic course recommended for children with community-acquired pneumonia

Heather Mason   |   17 November 2022

Clinicians should consider prescribing a shorter course of antibiotics to children aged 2 to 59 months with non-severe community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) instead of a standard longer course.

CAP is one of the most common infections in children, and optimising treatment is essential to improve outcomes and reduce costs. In a...


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