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HTA - 10/146/01

Duration of intravenous antibiotic therapy for children with acute osteomyelitis or septic arthritis: a feasibility study

Project title: Duration of intravenous antibiotic therapy for children with acute osteomyelitis or septic arthritis: a feasibility study

Call to action: 10/146 Duration of intravenous antibiotic therapy for children with acute osteomyelitis or septic arthritis

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Saul FaustORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0003-3410-7642

Lead Author: Professor Saul FaustORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0003-3410-7642

Contractor: University of Southampton

Cost: £179,406.19

Co-investigators: Dr Andrew Riordan, Dr Annemarie Jeanes, Dr Colin Powell, Dr Delane Shingadia, Dr Jethro Herberg, Dr Kate Armon, Dr Patricia Fenton, Dr Rosemary Allen, Dr Scott Hackett, Dr Stuart Clarke, Mr Philip Henman, Ms Helen Hickey, Professor Adam Finn, Professor Andrew Pollard, Professor Carrol Gamble, Professor Joanne Neale, Professor Michael Sharland, Professor Nicholas Clarke, Professor Paula Williamson.

Started: March 2013 | Status: Published September 2017

ISRCTN: 65108429

This feasibility study established a potential design for an RCT of early switching from intravenous to oral antibiotics for children with acute osteomyelitis or septic arthritis.

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