LSTM Home > LSTM Research > LSTM Online Archive

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

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.

MH_Malaria-in-preg_CD000169_JAN08.pdf - Published Version
Available under License Creative Commons Attribution No Derivatives.

Download (141kB)


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 (, 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
Related URLs:
Depositing User: Martin Chapman
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2011 13:39
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 13:03


View details

Actions (login required)

Edit Item Edit Item