Antibiotics for treating chronic osteomyelitis in adults

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • Lucieni O Conterno,

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    1. Marilia Medical School, Department of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Marilia, São Paulo, Brazil
    • Lucieni O Conterno, Department of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Marilia Medical School, Avenida Monte Carmelo 800, Fragata, Marilia, São Paulo, 17519-030, Brazil. lucieni@famema.br.

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  • Carlos Rodrigues da Silva Filho

    1. Marilia Medical School, Department of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Marilia, São Paulo, Brazil
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Abstract

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

To determine the effectiveness of antibiotics in the treatment of chronic osteomyelitis.
We will examine the following hypotheses:
1. Different antibiotic treatment regimes in terms of duration and methods of administration may have different effectiveness in chronic osteomyelitis.
2. Patients with infection caused by different bacteria may have different rates of sustained remission after antibiotic therapy.