Intervention Protocol

Interventions for preventing ophthalmia neonatorum

  1. Vimal S Kapoor1,*,
  2. Robin Whyte2,
  3. Robert R LaRoche3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group

Published Online: 25 OCT 1999

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001862


How to Cite

Kapoor VS, Whyte R, LaRoche RR. Interventions for preventing ophthalmia neonatorum (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 1999, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD001862. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001862.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    IWK-Grace Health Centre, Department of Neonatal Pediatrics, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

  3. 3

    IWK-Grace Health Centre, Department of Ophthalmology, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

*Vimal S Kapoor, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. vskapoor@rogers.com. vimal.kapoor@mail.mcgill.ca.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 25 OCT 1999

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The objectives of this review are:

(1) to determine if any type of ophthalmic prophylaxis reduces the incidence of conjunctivitis in neonates.
(2) to determine which ophthalmic prophylactic medication is most effective at reducing the incidence of conjunctivitis in neonates.