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Outpatient treatment of children with severe pneumonia with oral amoxicillin in four countries: the MASS study

Tropical Medicine & International Health : TM & IH

May 7, 2011

Emmanuel Addo-YoboMulticenter Amoxicillin Severe pneumonia Study (MASS) Group

Abstract

A recent randomized clinical trial demonstrated home-based treatment of WHO-defined severe pneumonia with oral amoxicillin was equivalent to hospital-based therapy and parenteral antibiotics. We aimed to determine whether this finding is generalizable across four countries. Multicentre ...read more

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Amoxicillin Oral Product
Antibiotic throat preparations
Antifungal Antibiotics, Topical
Wymox
Clinical Trials, Randomized
Parenteral Route of Drug Administration
Central Cyanosis
Antibiotics, Gynecological
Adverse Event
Experimental Lung Inflammation
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Outpatient treatment of children with severe pneumonia with oral amoxicillin in four countries: the MASS study

Tropical Medicine & International Health : TM & IH

May 7, 2011

Emmanuel Addo-YoboMulticenter Amoxicillin Severe pneumonia Study (MASS) Group

PMID: 21545381

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2011.02787.x

Abstract

A recent randomized clinical trial demonstrated home-based treatment of WHO-defined severe pneumonia with oral amoxicillin was equivalent to hospital-based therapy and parenteral antibiotics. We aimed to determine whether this finding is generalizable across four countries. Multicentre ...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Amoxicillin Oral Product
Antibiotic throat preparations
Antifungal Antibiotics, Topical
Wymox
Clinical Trials, Randomized
Parenteral Route of Drug Administration
Central Cyanosis
Antibiotics, Gynecological
Adverse Event
Experimental Lung Inflammation
2
75

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Antifungals

An antifungal, also known as an antimycotic medication, is a pharmaceutical fungicide or fungistatic used to treat and prevent mycosis such as athlete's foot, ringworm, candidiasis, cryptococcal meningitis, and others. Discover the latest research on antifungals here.

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