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Cochrane Systematic Review: Antibiotics for community-acquired lower respiratory tract infections secondary to Mycoplasma pneumoniae in children

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Mulholland S, Gavranich JB, Gillies MB, Chang AB

OBJECTIVES: To determine whether antibiotics are effective in the treatment of childhood LRTI secondary to M. pneumoniae infections acquired in the community.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Antibiotics for community-acquired pneumonia in children

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Lodha R, Kabra SK, Pandey RM

OBJECTIVES: To identify effective antibiotic drug therapies for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) of varying severity in children by comparing various antibiotics.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Fluid therapy for bacterial meningitis

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Bjerre LM, Verheij TJ, Kochen MM. Antibiotics for community acquired pneumon...

OBJECTIVES: To summarize current evidence from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) concerning the efficacy of different antibiotic treatments for CAP in participants older than 12.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Clinical symptoms and signs for the diagnosis of Mycoplasma pneumoniae in children and adolescents with community-acquired pneumonia

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Wang K, Gill P, Perera R, Thomson A, Mant D, Harnden A.

Objectives: The objectives of this review are (i) to assess the diagnostic accuracy of symptoms and signs in the clinical recognition of M. pneumoniae in children and adolescents with community-acquired pneumonia; and (ii) to assess the influence of potential sources of heterogeneity on the diagnostic accuracy of symptoms and signs in the clinical recognition of M. pneumoniae.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Osmotic therapies added to antibiotics for bacterial meningitis

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Wall EC, Ajdukiewicz KM, Heyderman RS, Garner P.

Objectives: To evaluate the effects on mortality, deafness and neurological disability of osmotic therapies added to antibiotics for bacterial meningitis in children and adults.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Short-course versus long-course antibiotic therapy for non-severe community-acquired pneumonia in children aged 2 months to 59 months

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Kozyrskyj A, Klassen TP, Moffatt M, Harvey K.

Objectives: To determine the effectiveness of a short course of antibiotics (less than seven days) in comparison to a long course of antibiotics (seven days or greater) for the treatment of AOM in children.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Vitamin C for preventing and treating pneumonia

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Hemil H, Louhiala P.

Objectives: To assess the prophylactic and therapeutic effects of vitamin C on pneumonia.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Antibiotics for treating community acquired pneumonia in people with sickle cell disease

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Mart-Carvajal AJ, Conterno LO

OBJECTIVES: To determine the efficacy and safety of the antibiotic treatment approaches (monotherapy or combined) for people with sickle cell disease suffering from community-acquired pneumonia.