Sore Throat, Earache, and Upper Respiratory Symptoms

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  • URIs are among the leading causes of lost time from work or school.
  • Distinguishing pts with primary viral URI from those with primary bacterial URI is difficult since the signs and symptoms are the same.
  • URIs are often treated with antibiotics even though bacteria cause only 25% of cases. Inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics for URIs is a leading cause of antibiotic resistance in common community-acquired pathogens such as Streptococcus pneumoniae.

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TY - ELEC T1 - Sore Throat, Earache, and Upper Respiratory Symptoms ID - 623197 ED - Fauci,Anthony S, ED - Hauser,Stephen L, ED - Jameson,J Larry, ED - Kasper,Dennis L, ED - Longo,Dan L, ED - Loscalzo,Joseph, BT - Harrison's Manual of Medicine UR - https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623197/all/Sore_Throat__Earache__and_Upper_Respiratory_Symptoms PB - McGraw Hill Inc. ET - 19 DB - Harrison's Manual of Medicine DP - Unbound Medicine ER -