All publications of “Claudia Salvini de Almeida”

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Cochrane meta-analysis: teicoplanin versus vancomycin for proven or suspected infection

Diogo Diniz Gomes Bugano, Alexandre Biasi Cavalcanti, Anderson Roman Goncalves, Claudia Salvini de Almeida, Eliézer Silva

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082011ao2020

ABSTRACTObjective:To compare efficacy and safety of vancomycin versus teicoplanin in patients with proven or suspected infection.Methods:Data Sources: Cochrane Renal Group’s Specialized Register, CENTRAL, MEDLINE, EMBASE, nephrology textbooks and review articles. Inclusion criteria: Randomized controlled trials in any language comparing teicoplanin to vancomycin for patients with proven or suspected infection. Data extraction: Two authors independently evaluated methodological quality and extracted data. Study investigators were contacted for unpublished information. A random effect model was used to estimate the pooled risk ratio (RR) […]