Effectiveness of antibiotics given before admission in reducing mortality from meningococcal disease: systematic review.

@article{Hahn2006EffectivenessOA,
  title={Effectiveness of antibiotics given before admission in reducing mortality from meningococcal disease: systematic review.},
  author={Susan J. M. Hahn{\'e} and Andre Charlett and Bernadette Purcell and Susanne Samuelsson and Ivonne Camaroni and Ingrid Ehrhard and Sigrid Heuberger and Mar{\'i}a Santamar{\'i}a and J. Michael Stuart},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2006},
  volume={332 7553},
  pages={
          1299-303
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To review the evidence for effectiveness of treatment with antibiotics before admission in reducing case fatality from meningococcal disease. DESIGN Systematic review. DATA SOURCES Cochrane register of trials and systematic reviews, database of abstracts of reviews of effectiveness, health technology assessment, and national research register in England and Wales, Medline, Embase, and CAB Health. INCLUDED STUDIES Studies describing vital outcome of at least 10 cases of… CONTINUE READING

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