Outpatient treatment of children with severe pneumonia with oral amoxicillin in four countries: the MASS study.

@article{AddoYobo2011OutpatientTO,
  title={Outpatient treatment of children with severe pneumonia with oral amoxicillin in four countries: the MASS study.},
  author={Emmanuel O. D Addo-Yobo and Dang Anh and Hesham F. El-Sayed and Leanne M Fox and Matthew P Fox and William MacLeod and Samir Saha and Tran Anh Tuan and Donald M. Thea and Shamim Ahmad Qazi},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2011},
  volume={16 8},
  pages={995-1006}
}
OBJECTIVE A recent randomized clinical trial demonstrated home-based treatment of WHO-defined severe pneumonia with oral amoxicillin was equivalent to hospital-based therapy and parenteral antibiotics. We aimed to determine whether this finding is generalizable across four countries. METHODS Multicentre observational study in Bangladesh, Egypt, Ghana and… CONTINUE READING