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Intervention Protocol

Antibiotic regimens for the empirical treatment of newborn infants with necrotizing enterocolitis

  1. John KH Sinn1,*,
  2. Dharmesh Shah2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Neonatal Group

Published Online: 8 OCT 2008

Assessed as up-to-date: 23 JUL 2008

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007448

How to Cite

Sinn JKH, Shah D. Antibiotic regimens for the empirical treatment of newborn infants with necrotizing enterocolitis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD007448. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007448.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Royal North Shore Hospital, Neonatal Unit, St. Leonards, New South Wales, Australia

  2. 2

    Royal North Shore Hospital, Department of Neonatology, Sydney, Australia

*John KH Sinn, Neonatal Unit, Royal North Shore Hospital, Level 5, Douglas Building, Pacific Hwy, St. Leonards, New South Wales, 2065, Australia. jsinn@med.usyd.edu.au.

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  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 8 OCT 2008

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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 compare the efficacy of different antibiotic regimens (antibiotic monotherapies, monotherapy with combination therapy and combination therapies) on mortality and the need for surgery in the empirical treatment of neonates with necrotizing enterocolitis.