Retrospective Cohort Study
Copyright ©The Author(s) 2016.
World J Clin Pediatr. Nov 8, 2016; 5(4): 358-364
Published online Nov 8, 2016. doi: 10.5409/wjcp.v5.i4.358
Figure 1
Figure 1 The neonatal management approach for neonates at risk for early-onset sepsis. Full evaluation includes blood culture and complete blood count, C-reactive protein, chest X ray and lumbar puncture. GBS: Group B streptococcus; IAP: Intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis; RFs: Risk factors.
Figure 2
Figure 2 Neonates at risk or not at risk for early-onset sepsis: Signs of illness, sepsis workup and empirical antibiotics. Neonates delivered via a planned caesarean section are included among NARNs. ARNs: Neonates born to GBS-positive mothers or with risk factors; NARNs: Neonates born to GBS-negative mothers without risk factors; SPE: Serial physical examinations; WAARNs: Well-appearing at-risk neonates; GBS: Group B streptococcus.