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More evidence of ineffectiveness will not reduce antibiotic prescribing for sore throat

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (Published 05 September 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:e

Most doctors know that antibiotics do not help the great majority of sore throat sufferers and can cause harm. Yet antibiotics are commonly prescribed for …

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