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Antibiotics for preterm rupture of membranes

Kenyon, Sara
Neilson, James P
Published in Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2010, no. 8, p. CD001058
Abstract Premature birth carries substantial neonatal morbidity and mortality. Subclinical infection is associated with preterm rupture of membranes (PROM). Prophylactic maternal antibiotic therapy might lessen infectious morbidity and delay labour, but could suppress labour without treating underlying infection.
Keywords Amoxicillin-Potassium Clavulanate Combination/adverse effectsAnti-Bacterial Agents/adverse effects/therapeutic useChildChorioamnionitis/prevention & controlDevelopmental Disabilities/prevention & controlFemaleFetal Membranes, Premature Rupture/drug therapyHumansInfant, NewbornInfant, PrematureLength of StayMacrolides/therapeutic usePerinatal MortalityPregnancyPregnancy Complications, Infectious/mortality/prevention & controlPremature Birth/prevention & controlRandomized Controlled Trials as Topic
PMID: 20687063
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KENYON, Sara, BOULVAIN, Michel, NEILSON, James P. Antibiotics for preterm rupture of membranes. In: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2010, n° 8, p. CD001058. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:21444

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