Antibiotics for spontaneous preterm birth

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: (Published 13 January 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b102

In their Editorial (BMJ 2008;337:a3015, doi:10.1136/bmj.a3015) Andrew Shennan and Manju Chandiramani wrote: “ORACLE 1 did not show any increase in cerebral palsy (when fetal membranes were ruptured).” This is a mistake, and the sentence should begin: “In the ORACLE 1 study, antibiotics did not increase the risk of cerebral palsy...”.


Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b102

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