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#VisualAbstract: Excess Antibiotic Treatment Duration and Adverse Events in Patients Hospitalized With Pneumonia

12:07 EDT 7 Oct 2019 | 2 Minute Medicine

1. In this retrospective cohort study, excess days of antibiotic treatment were not associated with reduced adverse outcomes. 2. Patients who took prolonged doses of antibiotics beyond the shortest recommended dose in guidelines reported a greater number of adverse events. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Pneumonia affects a large proportion of patients each year […]
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