Role of usage of antibiotics in pharyngitis: a prospective study

  title={Role of usage of antibiotics in pharyngitis: a prospective study},
  author={Manju Deepthi and K. Narsimloo},
  journal={International Journal of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery},
  • M. Deepthi, K. Narsimloo
  • Published 25 March 2017
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
Background: Antibiotic resistance is emerging as a global public health problem and is growing day by day in both developed and developing countries. This study aims at scientific investigation into the need for the use of antibiotics in cases of pharyngitis. Methods: A prospective study of 2000 patients complaining of sore throat, randomly selected from outpatient department during 1 year period from August 2015 – 2016 .They were studied clinically and investigated for infectious etiology and… 

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