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Cochrane Systematic Review: Acupuncture for mumps in children

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He J, Zheng M, Zhang M, Jiang H

OBJECTIVES: To determine the efficacy and safety of acupuncture for children with mumps.

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: Interventions for primary vesicoureteric reflux

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Nagler EV, Williams G, Hodson EM, Craig JC

OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the benefits and harms of different treatment options for primary VUR.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Antipyretic measures for treating fever in malaria

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Meremikwu MM, Odigwe CC, Akudo Nwagbara B, Udoh EE

OBJECTIVES: We aimed to assess whether treatments to reduce fever in malaria influence the course of the illness.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Paracetamol versus placebo or physical methods for treating fever in children

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Meremikwu M, Oyo-Ita A

OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of paracetamol for treating fever in children in relation to fever clearance time, febrile convulsions, and resolution of associated symptoms.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Physical methods versus drug placebo or no treatment for managing fever in children

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Meremikwu M, Oyo-Ita A

OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the benefits and harms of physical cooling methods used for managing fever in children.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Fluoroquinolones for treating typhoid and paratyphoid fever (enteric fever)

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Effa EE, Bukirwa H

OBJECTIVES: To compare azithromycin with other antibiotics for treating uncomplicated enteric fever.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Azithromycin for treating uncomplicated typhoid and paratyphoid fever (enteric fever)

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Effa EE, Bukirwa H

OBJECTIVES: To compare azithromycin with other antibiotics for treating uncomplicated enteric fever.