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Should all pregnant women be given antimalarial drugs? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review

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Effective Health Care Research Consortium (2008) Should all pregnant women be given antimalarial drugs? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review. Liverpool, Effective Health Care Research Consortium, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

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Abstract

In women in their first or second pregnancy, antimalarial drugs given routinely reduce severe anaemia in the mother and there are fewer perinatal deaths.

Item Type: Other
Corporate Authors: Effective Health Care Research Consortium
Additional Information: Produced by: the Effective Health Care Programme Consortium (www.liv.ac.uk/evidence), Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, supported by the Department for International Development UK; and the Australasian Cochrane Centre. Adapted from Garner P, Gülmezoglu AM. Drugs for preventing malaria in pregnant women. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD000169. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000169.pub2. Evidence Update published in January 2008.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cochrane Review CD000169, Antimalarials, Infant, Newborn, Malaria, Pregnancy Complications, Evidence Update
Subjects: QV Pharmacology > Anti-Inflammatory Agents. Anti-Infective Agents. Antineoplastic Agents > QV 256 Antimalarials
WA Public Health > Health Problems of Special Population Groups > WA 310 Maternal welfare
WA Public Health > Statistics. Surveys > WA 900 Public health statistics
WC Communicable Diseases > Tropical and Parasitic Diseases > WC 750 Malaria
WQ Obstetrics > WQ 20 Research (General)
WQ Obstetrics > Pregnancy Complications > WQ 256 Infectious diseases
WS Pediatrics > By Age Groups > WS 420 Newborn infants. Neonatology
Faculty: Department: Groups (2002 - 2012) > International Health Group
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Depositing User: Martin Chapman
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2011 13:39
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 13:03
URI: http://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/2331

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