Mr. Wiblin calls his physician’s office complaining of a dry throat, raspy voice, and a couple of white, patchy areas in his throat. He requests a prescription for an antibiotic.

Mr. Wiblin calls his physician’s office complaining of a dry throat, raspy voice, and a couple of white, patchy areas in his throat. He requests a prescription for an antibiotic. You pull his chart and see that he was given new prescriptions for Azmacort and theophylline 1 week ago for newly diagnosed asthma. What additional questions would you ask him Is an antibiotic appropriate for this patient If not, why

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