Vincenza Snow, MD; Christel Mottur-Pilson, PhD; Richelle J. Cooper, MD, MSHS; Jerome R. Hoffman, MD, MA; for the American College of Physicians–American Society of Internal Medicine*
*This paper, written by Vincenza Snow, MD, Christel Mottur-Pilson, PhD, Richelle J. Cooper, MD, MSHS, and Jerome R. Hoffman, MD, MA, was developed for the Clinical Efficacy Assessment Subcommittee: David C. Dale, MD (Chair); Patricia P. Barry, MD; William E. Golden, MD; Robert D. McCartney, MD; Keith W. Michl, MD; Allan R. Ronald, MD; Sean R. Tunis, MD; Kevin B. Weiss, MD; and Preston L. Winters, MD. Approved by the Board of Regents on 16 July 2000.
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Grant Support: Dr. Cooper is supported in part by a National Research Service Award (F32 HS00134-01) from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
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Snow V, Mottur-Pilson C, Cooper RJ, Hoffman JR, . Principles of Appropriate Antibiotic Use for Acute Pharyngitis in Adults. Ann Intern Med. 2001;134:506–508. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-134-6-200103200-00018
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