Bronchitis Cochrane Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reviews

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


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: Azithromycin for respiratory tract infections


Panpanich R, Lerttrakarnnon P, Laopaiboon M

OBJECTIVES: To compare the effectiveness of azithromycin to amoxycillin or amoxycillin/clavulanic acid (amoxyclav) in the treatment of LRTI, in terms of clinical failure, incidence of adverse events and microbial eradication.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Beta2-agonists for bronchitis


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: Chinese medicinal herbs for bronchitis


Jiang L, Li K, Wu T

OBJECTIVES: This review aimed to summarise the existing evidence on the comparative effectiveness and safety of Chinese medicinal herbs for treating uncomplicated bronchitis.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Pelargonium sidoides extract for treating acute respiratory tract infections


Timmer A, Gnther J, Motschall E, Rcker G, Antes G, Kern WV.

Objectives: To assess the efficacy and safety of P. sidoides for the treatment of ARIs in children and adults.