Doctors told to use caution when prescribing antibiotics for children

Administrator 0 Washington Post Health
Print Email

Pediatricians should carefully evaluate kids with ear infections, runny noses and sore throats before giving them antibiotics, a panel of doctors said Monday.

Antibiotics will help shorten kids’ sickness only if their symptoms are caused by bacteria and not by a virus, the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Infectious Diseases noted.

Read full article >>


Read Full Article


You can contact us at: