Infection Cochrane Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reviews

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Cochrane Systematic Review: Antibiotics for preventing infection in open limb fractures


Gosselin RA, Roberts I, Gillespie WJ

OBJECTIVES: To quantify the evidence for the effectiveness of antibiotics in the initial treatment of open fractures of the limbs.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Use of plastic adhesive drapes during surgery for preventing surgical site infection


Webster J, Alghamdi A

OBJECTIVES: To assess the effect of adhesive drapes used during surgery on surgical site infection, cost, mortality and morbidity.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Vitamin A supplementation during pregnancy for maternal and newborn outcomes


van den Broek N, Dou L, Othman M, Neilson JP, Gates S, Glmezoglu AM

OBJECTIVES: To review the effects of supplementation of vitamin A, or one of its derivatives, during pregnancy, alone or in combination with other vitamins and micronutrients, on maternal and newborn clinical outcomes.