Empirical antibiotics for suspected early neonatal sepsis

Hall, Michael, Wain, Sarah, Pallett, Ann and Faust, Saul N. (2011) Empirical antibiotics for suspected early neonatal sepsis. Archives of Disease in Childhood - Fetal and Neonatal Edition (doi:10.1136/archdischild-2011-300152). (PMID:21849304).


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‘Empirical treatment of neonatal sepsis: are the current guidelines adequate?’1 makes recommendations for empirical antibiotic treatment of neonates based on voluntary surveillance data relating to blood culture isolates. The adverse effects of antibiotic treatment do not appear to have been considered and the recommendations do not differentiate between early and late sepsis.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1136/archdischild-2011-300152
ISSNs: 1359-2998 (print)
1468-2052 (electronic)
Subjects: R Medicine > RB Pathology
R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics
Divisions : Faculty of Medicine > Clinical and Experimental Sciences
ePrint ID: 195683
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
17 August 2011Published
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2011 09:28
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:43
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/195683

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