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Intervention Protocol

Antibiotics for treating acute chest syndrome in people with sickle cell disease

  1. AJ Martí-Carvajal,
  2. LO Conterno,
  3. JM Knight-Madden

Editorial Group: Cochrane Cystic Fibrosis and Genetic Disorders Group

Published Online: 19 JUL 2006

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006110

How to Cite

Martí-Carvajal AJ, Conterno LO, Knight-Madden JM. Antibiotics for treating acute chest syndrome in people with sickle cell disease (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD006110. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006110.

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*Prof Arturo Martí-Carvajal, Unidad de Epidemiología Clínica, Departamento de Salud Pública, Universidad de Carabobo, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Valencia, Edo. Carabobo, 2001, VENEZUELA. amarti@uc.edu.ve.

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  1. Published Online: 19 JUL 2006

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Abstract

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

To determine whether empiric antibiotic treatment approach (monotherapy or combined):
(a) is effective in ACS with respect to placebo or standard treatment;
(b) is safe in ACS with respect to placebo or standard treatment;
(c) regimens used in ACS differ from each other with respect to efficacy and safety.