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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1975 August; 25(157): 604–605.
PMCID: PMC2157724

Letter: Why prescribe antibiotics for all sore throats?

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  • BRUMFITT W, SLATER JD. Treatment of acute sore throat with penicillin; a controlled trial in young soldiers. Lancet. 1957 Jan 5;272(6958):8–11. [PubMed]
  • CHAPPLE PA, FRANKLIN LM, PAULETT JD, TUCKMAN E, WOODALL JT, TOMLINSON AJ, MCDONALD JC. Treatment of acute sore throat in general practice; therapeutic trial, with observations on symptoms and bacteriology. Br Med J. 1956 Mar 31;1(4969):705–708. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Everett MT. Antibiotics in the treatment of tonsillitis. J R Coll Gen Pract. 1975 May;25(154):317–325. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Gordon M, Lovell S, Dugdale AE. The value of antibiotics in minor respiratory illness in children. A controlled trial. Med J Aust. 1974 Mar 2;1(9):304–306. [PubMed]
  • Wannamaker LW. Perplexity and precision in the diagnosis of streptococcal pharyngitis. Am J Dis Child. 1972 Sep;124(3):352–358. [PubMed]

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