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Children with asthma often prescribed unnecessary antibiotics

September 22, 2017

Health care providers in at least two European countries are often prescribing unnecessary antibiotics for children with asthma, according to researchers.

Medical records for patients in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom show that children with asthma are prescribed antibiotics much more often than those who do not have the condition, the researchers said at the European Respiratory Society International Congress in Milan.

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