MeReC Rapid Review: Most people with acute infective conjunctivitis don’t need antibiotics

Source: NPC
Area: News
The National Prescribing Centre has published a MeReC Rapid Review discussing the results of a meta-analysis that found a small overall significant benefit of topical antibiotics in acute infective conjunctivitis; however no significant difference was seen when only the placebo-controlled studies were analysed.  The authors of the review discuss the study's design, results, how it relates to other evidence, and what should be done in practice.   Please see the link below for details. 

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