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Intervention Protocol

Different corticosteroids and regimens for accelerating fetal lung maturation for women at risk of preterm birth

  1. Fiona C Brownfoot1,*,
  2. Caroline A Crowther1,
  3. Philippa Middleton2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 17 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006764


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Brownfoot FC, Crowther CA, Middleton P. Different corticosteroids and regimens for accelerating fetal lung maturation for women at risk of preterm birth (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD006764. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006764.

Author Information

  1. 1

    The University of Adelaide, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

  2. 2

    The University of Adelaide, ARCH: Australian Research Centre for Health of Women and Babies, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

*Fiona C Brownfoot, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Adelaide, Women's and Children's Hospital, 1st floor, Queen Victoria Building, 72 King William Road, Adelaide, South Australia, 5006, Australia. fiona.brownfoot@adelaide.edu.au.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited
  2. Published Online: 17 OCT 2007

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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 assess the effects on fetal and neonatal morbidity and mortality, on maternal morbidity and mortality, and on the child in later life of administering different types of corticosteroids (betamethasone or dexamethasone), different corticosteroid dose regimens and mode of administration.