Best supplements to combat cold and flu: High street remedies for fighting winter illness

BEST supplements to combat cold and flu: Winter is fast approaching, and with it comes cold and flu season. A runny nose, cough and sore throat can be highly frustrating, but certain vitamins and minerals can help you fight sickness.
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A large cross-sectional study of UK prescribing data found that the duration of antibiotic prescriptions for common infections in primary care frequently exceeded national guideline recommendations. The most common reason for antibiotic prescribing was for respiratory infections, and more than 80% of prescriptions for acute cough and bronchitis, acute sore throat, acute otitis media and acute exacerbations of COPD were for longer than recommended. Substantial reductions in antibiotic exposure can be achieved by prescribing antibiotics in line with NICE and Public Health England guidance on managing common infections.
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Condition:   Cough, General Anesthesia, Extubation, Lidocaine, Sore Throat Interventions:   Drug: Lidocaine 2%;   Drug: Normal saline Sponsor:   Mongi Slim Hospital Recruiting
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​BY ADRIANA PORTO, MD; KELLY LEVASSEUR, DO; &SHANNA JONES, MDA 7-year-old girl presented to the emergency department with intermittent low-grade fever over the previous six days. She also had a sore throat, cough, and nasal congestion. Her mother reported a fever of 105°F with vomiting, cough, and congestion on the day of her presentation. She also noted that the patient complained of right leg pain and refused to walk or bear weight on her right leg, which was new the day of presentation. The patient pointed to the back of her right calf when asked where the pain was located. Her mother said the patient did not ...
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Dr James Rippey Ultrasound Case 097 A 47 year old previously healthy man presents with sore throat / neck, dry cough and shortness of breath for 2 weeks. This had not improved despite inhalers and a course of antibiotics. He also describes widespread aches and pains including in both calves. There is some swelling in his right lower neck and you wonder whether it is lymphadenopathy, an abscess or something else.
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ConclusionOur new criteria are useful for diagnosing PFAPA.
Source: International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases - Category: Rheumatology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
ConclusionNeck extension can be used to facilitate blind intubation through the Ambu ® AuraGain™ laryngeal mask. Considering the relatively high failure rate, blind intubation via the AuraGain™ should be used as an alternative, not as a first-line choice.Trial registrationwww.ClinicalTrials.gov (NCT03408431); registered 24 January 2018.
Source: Canadian Journal of Anesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
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