GP Robert Walton looks at Cochrane evidence on antibiotics for children with 'wet cough' and explains what might help you decide what to do when your child has a cough that does not go away quickly.
Tag Archives: infection
In the second of two blogs from public health doctors on preventing influenza ('flu), Emma Plugge takes a look at some of the Cochrane evidence on preventing influenza through vaccination.
In the first of two blogs from public health doctors on preventing influenza ('flu), David Roberts explains why the influenza vaccine changes each 'flu season, how effective it is and how that is measured.
Lynda Ware blogs about Cochrane evidence on treatments for molluscum contagiosum, a common skin infection
Martin Burton writes for parents and carers about the latest evidence on treatments for ear discharge in children with grommets.
In this guest blog for the general reader, retired GP Lynda Ware looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on detecting and treating 'strep throat'.
‘Superbugs’ have hit the headlines again. As the 193 countries of the United Nations pass round the pen and...
A blog for nurses on the latest Cochrane evidence on central venous catheters and infection risk
The poor state of the evidence on antibiotics and antiseptics for wounds.
Professor Martin Burton says it's time for health professionals to take a fresh look at the advice they give parents about water precautions for children with grommets
What should you wash with before surgery?
Caring for your patient with a central venous catheter: preventing infection