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Archived Comments for: A decision aid to rule out pneumonia and reduce unnecessary prescriptions of antibiotics in primary care patients with cough and fever

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    Laura McLellan, CWRU

    8 June 2011

    I'm surprised this paper does not refer to research by Jochen W. L. Cals et al. He and his colleagues have written extensively on the use of C-reactive protein tests to reduce antibiotic prescriptions. See PMIDs: 20666881, 20212299, 19416992, 19330269, 17394651, etc.

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