Energy intake and weight are increased by antibiotics in children with cystic fibrosis

@article{West2003EnergyIA,
  title={Energy intake and weight are increased by antibiotics in children with cystic fibrosis},
  author={S. West},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={2003},
  volume={58},
  pages={949 - 949}
}
  • S. West
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Thorax
  • ▴ Beghin L, Gottrand F, Michaud L, et al . Impact of intravenous antibiotic therapy on total daily energy expenditure and physical activity in cystic fibrosis children with Pseudomonas aeruginosa pulmonary exacerbation. Pediatr Res6 Aug 2003 (epub ahead of print) Anti- Pseudomonas antibiotics have previously been shown to improve nutritional status in patients with cystic fibrosis, although the exact mechanism for this is unclear. In this prospective study 16 children of mean age 12.1… CONTINUE READING

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