volume 23, issue 2, P431-457 2009
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2009.01.008
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Alexandros P. Grammatikos, Elpis Mantadakis, Matthew E. Falagas

Abstract: In pediatric infections, meta-analyses have helped clarify several controversial management issues. Unfortunately, many more aspects remain to be elucidated. This is particularly true in the field of UTIs, the most common serious bacterial infections in children, where prospective, well-designed, randomized clinical trials are urgently needed. Regarding vaccines, it is generally acknowledged that, although meta-analyses can provide useful information on their value, people who make decisions and set policies s…

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