• Study finds early antibiotic initiation for majority of premature infants

    3 monthes ago - By News Medical

    Most premature infants, who are at risk for sepsis but who may not have a culture confirmation of infection, continue to receive early antibiotics in the first few days of life, a finding that suggests neonatal antibiotic stewardship efforts are needed to help clinicians identify infants at lowest risk for infection to avoid unnecessary antibiotic exposure.
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  • The majority of premature babies get antibiotics

    The majority of premature babies get antibiotics

    3 monthes ago - By Daily Mail

    Nearly 80 percent of low birth weight babies are given antibiotics, whether or not they have infections the drugs treat, raising their resistance risks, a Children's Hospital of Philadelphia study found.
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