Latest acute sinusitis Stories

2010-12-28 12:35:00

According to a report published Tuesday in Pediatrics, U.S. doctors are using more of the antibiotic amoxicillin in children with acute sinus inflammation. The authors say that the bad news is that inappropriate prescribing of other, more powerful antibiotics remains "common and unnecessary" in kids with sinus troubles. Acute sinusitis accounts for over 3 million doctor visits annually and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

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