https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMcp1905181

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This Journal feature begins with a case vignette highlighting a common clinical problem. Evidence supporting various strategies is then presented, followed by a review of formal guidelines, when they exist. The article ends with the authors’ clinical recommendations. A 38-year-old man presents to his primary care physician with a 3-day history of fever and cough. He is a father of two children, his wife is pregnant, and he has a history of recent travel outside the United States. The physical examination is notable for a body temperature of 39°C, conjunctivitis, and rhonchi on chest auscultation. The physician suspects bronchitis and prescribes antibiotic agents. Two days later, the pati... Full story

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