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Selected References: Judicious Use of Antibiotics
Selected references
Topics:

Otitis media (middle ear infection)
Cough Illness/Bronchitis
Pharyngitis (sore throat)
Pneumonia
Sinusitis
Trends In Antibiotic Prescribing
Interventions to Reduce Inappropriate Use of Antibiotics
Impact of Antibiotic Prescribing on Resistance
Knowledge and Attitudes About Antibiotic Use

 

Otitis Media

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  • "Treatment of acute otitis media in children under 2 years of age."  N Engl J Med 2011;364:105-15.
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  • "A placebo-controlled trial of antimicrobial treatment for acute otitis media."  N Engl J Med 2011;364:116-26.
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  • "Diagnosis, microbial epidemiology, and antibiotic treatment of acute otitis media in children: a systematic review."  JAMA 2010; 304:2161-2169.
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  • "Treatment failure, recurrence, and antibiotic prescription rates for different acute otitis media treatment methods."  Clin Pediatr 2010;49:970-975.
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  • "Short-course antibiotics for acute otitis media".  Cochrane Database of Syst Rev  2010. 
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Cough Illness/Bronchitis

  • "Cough in the pediatric population." Otolaryngologic clinics of North America. 2010;43(1):181-198.
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  • "Diagnosis and treatment of acute bronchitis."  Am Fam Physician 2010;82:1345-50.  
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  • "Short- versus long-duration antimicrobial treatment for exacerbations of chronic bronchitis:  a meta-analysis." J of Antimicrob Chemother 2008;62:442-450.
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  • "Comparison of first-line with second-line antibiotics for acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis" CHEST 2007; 132: 447-55.
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Pharyngitis

  • "Clinical practice guideline for the diagnosis and management of group A streptococcal pharyngitis:" 2012 update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clin Infect Dis. Nov 15 2012;55(10):e86-102.
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  • "Prevalence of streptococcal pharyngitis and streptococcal carriage in children:  a meta-analysis."  Pediatrics 2010;126;e557.
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  • "Prevention of rheumatic fever and diagnosis and treatment of acute streptococcal pharyngitis."  A scientific statement from the American Heart Association Rheumatic Fever, Endocarditis, and Kawasaki Disease Committee of the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, the Interdisciplinary Council on Functional Genomics and Translational Biology, and the Interdisciplinary Council on Quality of Care and outcomes Research:  endorsed by the America Academy of Pediatrics.  Circulation 2009;119:1541-51.
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Pneumonia

  • "The Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Infants and Children Older Than 3 Months of Age: Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clinical Infectious Diseases." August 30, 2011 2011.
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  • Griffin, M. R., et al. (2013). "U.S. hospitalizations for pneumonia after a decade of pneumococcal vaccination." The New England Journal Of Medicine 369(2): 155-163.
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Sinusitis

  • "IDSA clinical practice guideline for acute bacterial rhinosinusitis in children and adults." Clinical infectious diseases: an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 2012;54(8):e72-e112.
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  • "Amoxicillin for Acute Rhinosinusitis: A Randomized Controlled Trial." JAMA. 2012;307(7):685-692.
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  • "Rhinosinusitis diagnosis and management for the clinician: a synopsis of recent consensus guidelines." Mayo Clin Proc 2011;86:427-443.
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  • "Clinical practice guideline on adult sinusitis." Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 2007;137:365-377.
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  • "The diagnosis and management of sinusitis: a practice parameter update." J allergy Clin Immunol 2005;116:S13-47.
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Trends In Antibiotic Prescribing

  •  "Antibiotic Prescribing in Ambulatory Pediatrics in the United States." Pediatrics 128(6): 1053-1061. Abstract
  • "Outpatient Antibiotic Prescribing and Nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae in the United States, 1996–2003." Clinical Infectious Diseases 53(7): 631-639. Article
  • "Geographic variation in outpatient antibiotic prescribing among older adults." Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(19):1465-1471.
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  • "National trends in visit rates and antibiotic prescribing for children with acute sinusitis." Pediatrics 2011;127:28-34.
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  • "Management of acute otitis media after publication of the 2004 AAP and AAFP Clinical Practice Guideline." Pediatrics 2010;125:214-220.
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  • "Antibiotic prescription rates for acute respiratory tract infections in US ambulatory settings." JAMA 2009;302:758-66.
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Interventions to Reduce Inappropriate Use of Antibiotics

  • "Effect of an outpatient antimicrobial stewardship intervention on broad-spectrum antibiotic prescribing by primary care pediatricians: a randomized trial." JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association 309(22): 2345-2352. Abstract
  • "Training family physicians in shared decision-making to reduce the overuse of antibiotics in acute respiratory infections: a cluster randomized trial." Canadian Medical Association Journal. Article
  • "The evolving threat of antimicrobial resistance: Options for action." WHO 2012.
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  • Training family physicians in shared decision-making to reduce the overuse of antibiotics in acute respiratory infections: A cluster randomized trial. CMAJ 2012,
  • "Reduction in antibiotic use following a cluster randomized controlled multifaceted intervention: The Israeli judicious antibiotic prescription study." Clin Infect Dis 2011;53:33-41.
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  • "Characteristics and outcomes of public campaigns aimed at improving the use of antibiotics in outpatients in high-income countries." Lancet Infect Dis 2010 Jan;10:17-31.
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  • "Sustainability for behavior change in the fight against antibiotic resistance: a social marketing framework." Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 2009;63:230-7.
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  • "Documentation-based clinical decision support to improve antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infections in primary care: A cluster randomized controlled trial." Informatics in Primary Care 2009;17:231-40.
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  • "Get Smart Colorado: impact of a mass media campaign to improve community antibiotic use." Med Care 2008;46:597-605.
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  • "Interventions to reduce unnecessary antibiotic prescribing: a systematic review and quantitative analysis." Medical Care 2008;46:847-862.
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Impact of Antibiotic Prescribing on Resistance

  • "Infectious Diseases Society of America/American Thoracic Society Consensus Guidelines on the Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Adults." Clinical Infectious Diseases. March 1, 2007 2007;44(Supplement 2):S27-S72. Article
  • "Effect of antibiotic prescribing in primary care on antimicrobial resistance in individual patients: systematic review and meta-analysis." BMJ 2010;340: c2096.
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  • "Effect of azithromycin and clarithromycin therapy on pharyngeal carriage of macrolide-resistant streptococci in healthy volunteers: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study." The Lancet 2007;369:482-90.
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  • "Antibacterial use and Streptococcus pneumonia penicillin resistance: A temporal relationship model." Microbial Drug Resistance 2006;12:158-63.
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  • "Reduction of antibiotic use in the community reduces the rate of colonization with penicillin G-nonsusceptible Streptcoccus pneumonia." Clinical Infectious Diseases 2005;41:930-38.
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Knowledge and Attitudes About Antibiotic Use

  • "Sustainability for behavior change in the fight against antibiotic resistance: a social marketing framework." Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 2009;63:230-37.
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  • "Physician responses to a community-level trial promoting judicious antibiotic use." Annals of Family Medicine 2008;6:206-12.
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  • "Antibiotic use for emergency department patients with upper respiratory infections: prescribing practices, patient expectations, and patient satisfaction." Annals Emergency Med 2007;50:213-220.
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  • "Clinician knowledge and beliefs after statewide program to promote appropriate antimicrobial drug use." Emerg Infect Dis 2005;11:904-11.
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