Children with asthma are more than one and a half times more likely to be prescribed antibiotics than children without asthma, a study reveals. The findings suggest that asthma symptoms are being mistaken for respiratory tract infections, or that antibiotics are being given as a preventative measure, contrary to evidence and global guidelines. Lead author ...
GPs overprescribing antibiotics for asthma
By Nicola Garrett
11 Sep 2017