Treatment Guidelines for Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
- Treatment Guidelines for Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
One page academic detailing sheets and Publications - Principles for Adult and Pediatric Appropriate Antibiotic Use
Continuing Education (CE) Opportunities
- Weighing in on Antibiotic Resistance: Community Pharmacists Tip the Scale
A free 1 hour continuing education course for pharmacists created and sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and accredited by ACPE.
Materials to Use with Your Pharmacy Patients
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- Cough Suppressant and Pharmacologic Protussive Therapy: ACCP Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines
This article explores the use of pharmacologic agents in suppressing cough.
- Treatment of the Common Cold
Provides clinical recommendations on how to treat symptoms related to the common cold. Also discusses alternative therapies.
- FDA Statement Following CHPA's Announcement on Nonprescription Over-the-Counter Cough and Cold Medicines in Children
- Pharmacists Can Make the Difference
Listen To This Podcast (2:21 minutes)
In this podcast, a pharmacist counsels a frustrated mother about appropriate antibiotic use and symptomatic relief options for her son's cold.
Date Released: 9/2/2009
- Snort. Sniffle. Sneeze. No Antibiotics Please!
View this video (3:47 mins)
Learn more about appropriate antibiotic use and how to feel better when you have a sore throat, ear or sinus pain, fever, cough or runny nose. The video features a doctor, who's also a concerned mom, and a humorous turn on a possible doctor's visit.
Date Released: 9/28/2009
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