Acute bronchitis in children. Do need antibiotics?

Acute bronchitis in children. Do need antibiotics?

Within the framework of the school of clinician, resident doctor of the 2nd year of study, specialty “Family Medicine” Toleugazinova A.A., under the guidance of the head of the Department of GP, DMS, Professor Dyusupova A.A. and klin. the mentor of PhD, Associate Professor Adilgozhina S.M., а conference was held in the state-owned public enterprise with the right of economic management Polyclinic №1, among doctors and nursing staff, on the topic: “Acute bronchitis in children. Do need antibiotics?”.

Many studies have shown that the most common pathogens of acute bronchitis are viruses. Even in severe, hospitalized patients with acute bronchitis, bacteria were seeded in only 6%. Antibiotics are recommended for patients with bacterial etiology of acute bronchitis. The green color of sputum is not a reason for prescribing antibacterial drugs. In 17 RCTs with more than 5 thousand participants. In patients with acute bronchitis, it was shown that the administration of antibiotics did not accelerate recovery, did not prevent complications of acute bronchitis, but increased the risk of side effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache and rash compared with placebo. Acute bronchitis is the leading cause of unjustified prescribing of antibiotics in many countries of the world. The information was listened to with great interest. After the conference, questions were asked and the next presentation was planned, at the request of the doctors and the head of the polyclinic.

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