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Comparable outcomes among trial and non-trial participants in a clinical trial of antibiotics for childhood pneumonia: A retrospective cohort study.

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We compared characteristics and outcomes of children enrolled in a randomized controlled trial (RCT) comparing oral amoxicillin and benzyl penicillin for the treatment of chest indrawing pneumonia vs. children who received routine care to determine the external validity of the trial results.

Study Design and Setting

A retrospective cohort study was conducted among children aged 2-59 months admitted in six Kenyan hospitals. Data for nontrial participants...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.jclinepi.2017.10.016

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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Clinical Epidemiology Journal website
Publication date:
2017-10-05
Acceptance date:
2017-10-25
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EISSN:
1878-5921
ISSN:
0895-4356
Pubs id:
pubs:746177
URN:
uri:66be5a1c-7ed7-471e-bb7c-c104933847a0
UUID:
uuid:66be5a1c-7ed7-471e-bb7c-c104933847a0
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pubs:746177

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