CG149 Antibiotics for early onset neonatal infection: Podcast with Dr Mark Turner, Consultant in Neonatology and chair of the guideline development group.
Dr Mark Turner discusses the recommended doses and administration regimes for antibiotics for suspected and confirmed infection after birth.
This podcast is 12 minutes in length. It covers:
- Definition of early onset infection
- Antibiotic doses and dosing regimens, including those for benzylpenicillin and gentamicin
- A system for reviewing antibiotic treatment 36 hours after starting antibiotics.
The podcast was recorded in an area where construction work was taking place nearby. Some minor background noise can be heard.
This podcast was added on 22 Aug 2012
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This page was last updated: 19 September 2012