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GPs should reduce antibiotic prescribing for COPD, says NICE

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I have noticed that some COPD patients order their rescue medication very frequently, sometimes once a month. Educating them is very difficult. It tends to be the anxious patients who almost take them just in case without giving themselves time to see if they would improve without the antibiotics.

Posted date

10 Jul 2018

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9:15am

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