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Point-of-care testing for C-reactive protein reduced antibiotic use in patients seen for acute COPD exacerbations; editorialists say the results are compelling.Point-of-care testing for C-reactive protein reduced antibiotic use in patients seen for acute COPD exacerbations; editorialists say the results are compelling.

Point-of-Care Test Cuts Antibiotic Use in COPD Exacerbations

A simple finger-prick blood test could help prevent unnecessary prescribing of antibiotics for people with the lung condition chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to a new study by researchers from Cardiff University, University of Oxford and King's College London.A simple finger-prick blood test could help prevent unnecessary prescribing of antibiotics for people with the lung condition chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to a new study by researchers from Cardiff University, University of Oxford and King's College London.

Finger-prick blood test could help prevent unnecessary antibiotic prescribing for patients with COPD

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The use of point-of-care testing for C-reactive protein to guide treatment lessened the use of antibiotics for COPD exacerbations without worsening clinical outcomes, according to a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine. “Recommendations for antibiotic prescribing in primary care practice are generally based on clinical features alone (eg, the Anthonisen criteria, which The use of point-of-care testing for C-reactive protein to guide treatment lessened the use of antibiotics for COPD exacerbations without worsening clinical outcomes, according to a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine. “Recommendations for antibiotic prescribing in primary care practice are generally based on clinical features alone (eg, the Anthonisen criteria, which

C-reactive protein testing safely reduces antibiotic use for COPD exacerbations

Safely reducing the use of antibiotics in this way may help in the battle against antibiotic resistance, while reducing risks to patients from unnecessary antibiotic use.

Fingerprick Biomarker Test Can Reduce Use of Antibiotics in COPD Flares | MedicalResearch.com

A simple finger-prick blood test could help prevent unnecessary prescribing of antibiotics for people with the lung condition chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a new study by ...

Finger-prick blood test could help reduce antibiotic use for some patients

The number of COPD patients who received antibiotics prescriptions fell by 20 percent after taking the finger-prick blood test to measure their C-reactive protein levels.The number of COPD patients who received antibiotics prescriptions fell by 20 percent after taking the finger-prick blood test to measure their C-reactive protein levels.

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Use in primary care clinics may reduce patient-reported use of antibioticsUse in primary care clinics may reduce patient-reported use of antibiotics

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