To serve its primary function of gas exchange, the lung is the organ with the largest epithelial surface area in continuous contact with the external environment. The upper and lower airways of humans are repeatedly exposed to airborne particles and microorganisms. Infectious respiratory disorders are therefore an important part of our daily activities as practising physicians. Furthermore, the management of these infectious diseases continues to evolve. Physicians are continuously confronted with new challenges in the cost-effective management of these infectious diseases. Antibiotic treatmen.... L. A comparison of gemifloxacin and clarithromycin in acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis and long-term clinical ... Young C. Gemifloxacin versus amoxicillin/ clavulanate in the treatment of acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis.
|Title||:||European Respiratory Monograph 28: Antibiotics and the Lung|
|Author||:||M. Cazzola, F. Blasi, S. Ewig|
|Publisher||:||European Respiratory Society - 2004|