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The mainstay of the management of acute pharyngitis is symptomatic.
Numerous pharmaceutical agents that contain disinfectants, anti-inflammatory agents, and/or topical anesthetics have been approved for the local treatment of acute pharyngitis.
For the indications of acute bronchitis, acute pharyngitis, and otitis media, prescription rates among children decreased by 0.
Adult medicine patients presenting with acute pharyngitis or acute URI were most frequently attended by PAs/NPs (55.
The goal of the management of acute pharyngitis in adults in primary care should be to identify patients requiring specific diagnosis and therapy and to avoid unnecessary and potentially deleterious therapy in the rest, said Dr.
This was believed to be a clinically important competence because group C streptococci are isolated from a significant number of individuals with acute pharyngitis, (3,4) are not associated with preventable secondary consequences such as rheumatic fever, and hence do not need to be treated with antibiotics.
For AFDC adults, they include acute pharyngitis, urinary tract infection, and essential hypertension.
Group A Streptococcus is a bacterium commonly found in the human throat or on skin and causes a wide variety of diseases in humans, the most common being acute pharyngitis or strep throat.
In addition to acute pharyngitis, GAS causes several other human diseases, ranging from relatively mild to more severe, such as necrotizing fasciitis, soft tissue infections, glomerulonephritis, acute rheumatic fever, and streptococcal toxic shock syndrome.
Acute pharyngitis in adults is primarily a viral infection; only about 10% of cases are of bacterial etiology.
The most common bacterial cause of acute pharyngitis is Streptococcus pyogenes, or Group A streptococcus, which is referred to as "strep throat.
Two weeks before admission, she had received a 4-day course of amoxicillin/clavulanate for acute pharyngitis (3 g/d; total dose, 12 g).
Antibiotic treatment of such infections as acute otitis media (AOM) and acute pharyngitis has been implicated as a major cause of the spread of bacterial resistance.
Acute pharyngitis is common, causing about 200 physician visits per 1,000 people every year in the United States.