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NICE urges GPs not to prescribe antibiotics for bronchiolitis

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Even one case where the diagnosis turns out to be bacterial makes it harder to resist prescribing.The 'cause and effect' link between 'me prescribing too much amoxicillin for 'low'probability of benefit for bronchiolitis ', to the establishing of major quinolone -resistant pseudomonas or whatever , etc,seems so distant that it is not a strong enough motivation for practice change when you have one specific sick patient in front of you

Posted date

24 Jun 2016

Posted time

12:54pm

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