Acyclovir for treating varicella in otherwise healthy children and adolescents: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials

@article{Klassen2002AcyclovirFT,
  title={Acyclovir for treating varicella in otherwise healthy children and adolescents: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials},
  author={T. Klassen and E. Belseck and N. Wiebe and L. Hartling},
  journal={BMC Pediatrics},
  year={2002},
  volume={2},
  pages={9 - 9}
}
  • T. Klassen, E. Belseck, +1 author L. Hartling
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • BMC Pediatrics
  • BackgroundAcyclovir has the potential to shorten the course of chickenpox which may result in reduced costs and morbidity. We conducted a systematic review of randomised controlled trials that evaluated acyclovir for the treatment of chickenpox in otherwise healthy children.MethodsMEDLINE, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Library were searched. The reference lists of relevant articles were examined and primary authors and Glaxo Wellcome were contacted to identify additional trials. Two reviewers… CONTINUE READING

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