Silvia Hernández Anadón

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IMPORTANCE Delayed antibiotic prescription helps to reduce antibiotic use with reasonable symptom control. There are different strategies of delayed prescription, but it is not yet clear which one is the most effective. OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy and safety of 2 delayed strategies in acute, uncomplicated respiratory infections. DESIGN, SETTING,(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the validity of the rapid antigen test (RAT) OSOM StrepA Genzyme for the diagnosis of acute pharyngitis caused by group A beta-haemolytic strep (GABHS). DESIGN Diagnostic techniques survey. SETTING Urban primary care centre, Spain. PARTICIPANTS All patients over 14 years old seen in 6 surgeries with sore throat and 2 or more(More)
BACKGROUND Respiratory tract infections are an important burden in primary care and it's known that they are usually self-limited and that antibiotics only alter its course slightly. This together with the alarming increase of bacterial resistance due to increased use of antimicrobials calls for a need to consider strategies to reduce their use. One of(More)
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