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Research Article

Antibiotic Use in Children with Acute Respiratory or Ear Infections: Prospective Observational Comparison of Anthroposophic and Conventional Treatment under Routine Primary Care Conditions

Table 3

Comparison to other studies: diagnosis groups.

Diagnosis groupThis studyOther studies

1Sore throatSore throat/pharyngitis/tonsillitis (excluding tonsillar hypertrophy)

2CoughCough/tracheitis/bronchitis

3Ear painEar pain/otitis media (excluding otitis media with effusion)

4All patients: Sore throat, cough or ear painRespiratory tract infection/upper respiratory tract infection with or without otitis media (excluding pneumonia, cystic fibrosis, and tuberculosis)

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