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Episode 476: PREMIUM – New evidence around antibiotics in primary care

In episode 476, James and Mike talk about a few new systematic reviews from the Cochrane library that look at 4 different common antibiotic questions in primary care – antibiotics for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease, molar tooth extraction, Strep throat, and COPD exacerbation prevention. The PREMIUIM answers are no, yes, yes and yes – but you need to know the details, so have a listen.

Show notes


Antibiotics for secondary prevention of coronary heart disease

Antibiotics to prevent complications following tooth extractions

Different antibiotic treatments for group A streptococcal pharyngitis

Prophylactic antibiotics for adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a network meta‐analysis

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