Antibiotics for Acute Tonsillitis–A completed audit of the management of acute tonsillitis in a District General hospital

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Objectives: To audit the use of antibiotics treat patients admitted to a district general hospital with a diagnosis of acute tonsillitis

. Design: A retrospective and prospective clinical audit.

Setting: A District General hospital.

Participants: 106 patients admitted with a diagnosis of acute tonsillitis between 1st January 2005 and 31st December 2005; and 28 patients admitted with a diagnosis of acute tonsillitis between the 1st February 2007 and 30th June 2007.

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  • Authors: SJC Fishpool, R Moorthy, J Ainsworth, J Servais & D Golding-Wood
  • Keywords: Tonsillitis, Streptococcal infections, Antibiotics, Penicillins
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