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

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Authors

  • Fiona C Brownfoot,

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    1. The University of Adelaide, 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.

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  • Caroline A Crowther,

    1. The University of Adelaide, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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  • Philippa Middleton

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

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.