Guideline rethink for wider use of macrolides in bronchiectasis patients
By Emma Wilkinson
27 Aug 2019
Treatment guidelines for bronchiectasis may need review, say researchers after two studies on antibiotic use raised questions over current practice. In one meta-analysis, long-term macrolide antibiotic therapy was found to reduce the frequency of exacerbations across the board, even in patients with only one or two exacerbations a year. The results, published in The Lancet, ...