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First-line therapies of acute and chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) include intravenous immunoglobulin, IV anti-D and corticosteroids. A short-course high-dose dexamethasone (HDD-SC) therapy has recently been reported to be efficacious in acute ITP. The present study was conducted...
Background: There are no evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of neonatal sepsis although standard text books recommend 14 days of antibiotics for blood culture-proven neonatal sepsis. Objective: The present study compared the effectiveness of a 10-day course of antibiotic therapy with the...