Cardiovascular events after clarithromycin use in lower respiratory tract infections

@inproceedings{Schembri2017CardiovascularEA,
  title={Cardiovascular events after clarithromycin use in lower respiratory tract infections},
  author={Stuart Schembri and P. Williamson and P E Short and Anika Singanayagam and A Akram and Jane Taylor and Singanayagam},
  year={2017}
}
Objective To study the association of clarithromycin with cardiovascular events in the setting of acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and community acquired pneumonia. Design Analysis of two prospectively collected datasets. SettingChronic obstructive pulmonary disease dataset including patients admitted to one of 12 hospitals around the United Kingdom between 2009 and 2011; Edinburgh pneumonia study cohort including patients admitted to NHS Lothian Hospitals between… CONTINUE READING