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Cochrane Systematic Review: Acetylcysteine and carbocysteine for acute upper and lower respiratory tract infections in paediatric patients without chronic broncho-pulmonary disease

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Chalumeau M, Duijvestijn YC

OBJECTIVES: The objective was to assess the efficacy and safety and to establish a benefit-risk ratio of acetylcysteine and carbocysteine as symptomatic treatments for acute upper and lower RTIs in paediatric patients without chronic broncho-pulmonary disease.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Beta2-agonists for bronchitis

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Becker LA, Hom J, Villasis-Keever M, van der Wouden JC

OBJECTIVES: To determine whether beta2-agonists improve bronchitis symptoms in patients with no underlying pulmonary disease.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Delayed antibiotics for respiratory infections

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Spurling GK, Del Mar CB, Dooley L, Foxlee R, Farley R.

Objectives: To evaluate the use of delayed antibiotics compared to immediate or no antibiotics as a prescribing strategy for ARTIs. We evaluated clinical outcomes including duration and severity measures for pain, malaise, fever, cough and rhinorrhoea in sore throat, otitis media, bronchitis (cough) and the common cold. We also evaluated the outcomes of antibiotic use, patient satisfaction, antibiotic resistance and re-consultation rates and use of alternative therapies.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Honey for acute cough in children

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Oduwole O, Meremikwu MM, Oyo-Ita A, Udoh EE.

Objectives: To evaluate the effectiveness of honey for acute cough in children in ambulatory settings.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for the common cold

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Kim SY, Chang YJ, Cho HM, Hwang YW, Moon YS.

Objectives: To determine the effects of NSAIDs versus placebo (and other treatments) on signs and symptoms of the common cold, and to determine any adverse effects of NSAIDs in people with the common cold.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Over-the-counter (OTC) medications for acute cough in children and adults in ambulatory settings

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Smith SM, Schroeder K, Fahey T.

Objectives: To assess the effects of oral OTC cough preparations for acute cough in children and adults.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Over-the-counter (OTC) medications to reduce cough as an adjunct to antibiotics for acute pneumonia in children and adults

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Chang CC, Cheng AC, Chang AB.

Objectives: To evaluate the efficacy of OTC cough medications as an adjunct to antibiotics in children and adults with pneumonia.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Symptomatic treatment of the cough in whooping cough

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Bettiol S, Wang K, Thompson MJ, Roberts NW, Perera R, Heneghan CJ, Harnden A.

Objectives: To assess the effectiveness and safety of interventions to reduce the severity of paroxysmal cough in whooping cough in children and adults.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Antibiotics for persistent cough or wheeze following acute bronchiolitis in children

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McCallum GB, Morris PS, Chang AB.

Objectives: To determine the effectiveness of antibiotics compared to a control (no treatment or placebo) for persistent respiratory symptoms (within six months), following acute bronchiolitis.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Antibiotics for prolonged moist cough in children

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Marchant JM, Morris P, Gaffney JT, Chang AB.

Objectives: A Cochrane systematic review was undertaken to determine the efficacy of antibiotics in treating children with chronic moist cough (excluding those with bronchiectasis or other underlying respiratory illnesses).

Cochrane Systematic Review: Anticholinergics for prolonged non-specific cough in children

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Chang AB, McKean M, Morris P.

Objectives: To determine the efficacy of inhaled anti-cholinergic medications in the management of prolonged non-specific cough in children.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Anti-histamines for prolonged non-specific cough in children

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Chang AB, Peake J, McElrea MS.

Objectives: To evaluate the effectiveness of anti-histamines in treating children with prolonged non-specific cough.

Cochrane Systematic Review: gastroesophageal reflux treatment for prolonged non-specific cough in children and adults

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Chang AB, Lasserson TJ, Gaffney J, Connor FL, Garske LA.

Objectives: To evaluate the efficacy of GORD treatment on chronic cough in children and adults with GORD and prolonged cough that is not related to an underlying respiratory disease, i.e. non-specific chronic cough.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Honey and lozenges for children with non-specific cough

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Mulholland S, Chang AB.

Objectives: To evaluate the efficacy of honey and/or lozenges in the management of children with chronic non-specific cough.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Indoor air modification interventions for prolonged non-specific cough in children

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Donnelly D, Everard MM, Chang AB.

Objectives: To determine the efficacy of air-modification modalities, (ionisers, vaporisers, humidifiers, air filters, regular vacuuming), in treating children with non-specific cough.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Inhaled beta2-agonists for non-specific chronic cough in children

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Tomerak AA, Vyas H, Lakenpaul M, McGlashan JJ, McKean M.

Objectives: To determine the effectiveness of inhaled ss2 agonists in non-specific chronic cough in children over the age of 2 years.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Inhaled corticosteroids for subacute cough in children

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Anderson-James S, Marchant JM, Acworth JP, Turner C, Chang AB.

Objectives: To evaluate the efficacy of ICS in reducing the severity of cough in children with subacute cough.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Inhaled cromones for prolonged non-specific cough in children

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Chang A, Marchant JM, McKean M, Morris P.

Objectives: To determine the efficacy of inhaled cromones in the management of prolonged non-specific cough in children.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Methylxanthines for prolonged non-specific cough in children

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Chang AB, Halstead RA, Petsky HL.

Objectives: To evaluate the efficacy of methylxanthines in treating children with non-specific cough.