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Does a short course of antibiotics work?

Does a short course of antibiotics work to fight infection? It depends.  The American College of Physicians recommends FIVE days of antibiotics for pneumonia (when it’s community acquired—not hospital or nursing home acquired).  Five days is also recommended for COPD … Continue reading

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