Tonsillitis Cochrane Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reviews

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Cochrane Systematic Review: Antibiotics for preventing complications in children with measles


Kabra SK, Lodha R

OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of antibiotics given to children with measles to prevent complications and reduce pneumonia, other morbidities and mortality.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Chinese medicinal herbs for sore throat


Huang Y, Wu T, Zeng L, Li S

OBJECTIVES: To assess the efficacy and safety of Chinese herbal medicines for patients with sore throat.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Corticosteroids as standalone or add-on treatment for sore throat


Hayward G, Thompson MJ, Perera R, Glasziou PP, Del Mar CB, Heneghan CJ.

Objectives: To assess the clinical benefit and safety of corticosteroids for symptoms of sore throat in adults and children.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Short-term late-generation antibiotics versus longer term penicillin for acute streptococcal pharyngitis in children


Altamimi S, Khalil A, Khalaiwi KA, Milner RA, Pusic MV, Al Othman MA.

Objectives: To summarize the evidence regarding the efficacy of two to six days of newer oral antibiotics (short duration) compared to 10 days of oral penicillin (standard duration) in treating children with acute GABHS pharyngitis.