Nasal congestion: 80–100%
Throat irritation: 50%
Fever >100°F (37.7°C): 0–1%
Low-grade temperature; m...
Vaporizer/humidifier: no consistent benefit proven
Cold preparations do not change course.
Antibiotics not indicated
Avoid cough and cold preparations in childr...
J06.9 Acute upper respiratory infection, unspecified
J11.1 Influenza due to unidentified influenza virus with other respiratory manifestations
B97.4 Respiratory syncytial virus causing diseas...
Supportive therapy is mainstay for most upper respiratory tract infections.
Point of care testing can rule out group A Streptococcus infection in the appropriate clinical setting.
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