The use of antibiotics to prevent serious sequelae in children at risk for occult bacteremia: a meta-analysis.

@article{Bulloch1997TheUO,
  title={The use of antibiotics to prevent serious sequelae in children at risk for occult bacteremia: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Blake Bulloch and William Raine Craig and Terry P Klassen},
  journal={Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={4 7},
  pages={679-83}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether antibiotics prevent serious bacterial infections in children at risk for occult bacteremia. METHODS Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials involving children aged 3 months to 36 months without a focus of infection and randomized into 2 treatment groups: 1) no antibiotic vs antibiotic or 2) IM ceftriaxone vs oral… CONTINUE READING