Antibiotics for the management of transient tachypnea of the newborn

Luca Moresco, Maria Grazia Calevo, Matteo Bruschettini

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This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Intervention). The objectives are as follows: To assess whether: antibiotics - compared to placebo or no intervention - are effective and safe in the management of infants with a suspected diagnosis of transient tachypnea of the newborn; it is safe to withhold exposure to antibiotics for infants with a diagnosis of transient tachypnea of the newborn. We will perform subgroup analyses regarding gestational age; birth weight; mode of delivery; route of administration; type of antibiotic (see Subgroup analysis and investigation of heterogeneity).

Original languageEnglish
Article numberCD012872
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 15 2017


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology (medical)

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