Shapiro DJ, Hall M, Lipsett SC, Hersh AL, Ambroggio L, Shah SS, Brogan TV, Gerber JS, Williams DJ, Grijalva CG, Blaschke AJ, Neuman MI. Short- Versus Prolonged-Duration Antibiotics for Outpatient Pneumonia in Children. The Journal of pediatrics. 2021 Mar 18. PMID: 33745996 [PubMed]
To identify practice patterns in the duration of prescribed antibiotics for the treatment of ambulatory children with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and to compare the frequency of adverse clinical outcomes between children prescribed short- versus prolonged-duration antibiotics.