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Antibiotics for preventing complications in children with measles

The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Jul 16, 2008

Sushil Kumar KabraDeborah J Hilton

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Abstract

Measles is the leading killer among vaccine-preventable diseases, responsible for an estimated 44% of the 1.7 million vaccine-preventable deaths among children annually. To assess the effects of antibiotics given to children with measles to prevent complications and reduce pneumonia, ot...read more

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Meta-Analysis (Publications)
Spasmodic Croup
Conjunctivitis
Antibiotic throat preparations
Antibiotics, ophthalmologic
Penicillins
Antifungal Antibiotics, Topical
Transcription Initiation
Experimental Lung Inflammation
Bacteriocidal Agents
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Antibiotics for preventing complications in children with measles

The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Jul 16, 2008

Sushil Kumar KabraDeborah J Hilton

PMID: 18646073

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.cd001477.pub3

Abstract

Measles is the leading killer among vaccine-preventable diseases, responsible for an estimated 44% of the 1.7 million vaccine-preventable deaths among children annually. To assess the effects of antibiotics given to children with measles to prevent complications and reduce pneumonia, ot...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Meta-Analysis (Publications)
Spasmodic Croup
Conjunctivitis
Antibiotic throat preparations
Antibiotics, ophthalmologic
1
49

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