Intervention Protocol

Prophylactic antibiotics for tube thoracostomy

  1. Martin Brand1,*,
  2. Leanne Prodehl2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Injuries Group

Published Online: 6 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009220


How to Cite

Brand M, Prodehl L. Prophylactic antibiotics for tube thoracostomy (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD009220. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009220.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of the Witwatersrand, Department of Surgery, Johannesburg, South Africa

  2. 2

    Johannesburg, South Africa

*Martin Brand, Department of Surgery, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 2109, South Africa. martinbrand78@gmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 6 JUL 2011

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

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

To assess the benefits and harms of antibiotic prophylaxis before tube thoracostomy.