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Examining the Evidence: What Is the Optimal Interval between Administration of Antenatal Corticosteroids and Preterm Delivery?

Citation

Thorp, John M., Jr. (2011). Examining the Evidence: What Is the Optimal Interval between Administration of Antenatal Corticosteroids and Preterm Delivery?. OBG Management, 23(11), 56-57.

Abstract

No more than 7 days, according to this retrospective review of 254 preterm (<34 weeks) births. Infants delivered more than 7 days after administration of antenatal corticosteroids had a higher risk of intubation for respiratory morbidity.

URL

www.obgmanagement.com/pdf/2311/2311OBG_Evidence_Thorp.pdf

Reference Type

Journal Article

Year Published

2011

Journal Title

OBG Management

Author(s)

Thorp, John M., Jr.