Perioperative antibiotics for prevention of acute endophthalmitis after cataract surgery (2017)

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Title
Perioperative antibiotics for prevention of acute endophthalmitis after cataract surgery (2017)
Description
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effects of perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis for endophthalmitis following cataract surgery compared with no prophylaxis or other form of prophylaxis.
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Methodology description
We searched CENTRAL (which contains the Cochrane Eyes and Vision Trials Register) (2016, Issue 12), Ovid MEDLINE, Epub Ahead of Print, In‐Process & Other Non‐Indexed Citations, Ovid MEDLINE Daily (January 1946 to December 2016), Embase (January 1980 to December 2016), Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences Literature Database (LILACS) (1982 to December 2016),the ISRCTN registry (www.isrctn.com/editAdvancedSearch), ClinicalTrials.gov (www.clinicaltrials.gov), and the World Health Organization (WHO) International Clinical Trials Registry Platform (ICTRP) (www.who.int/ictrp/search/en). We used no date or language restrictions in the electronic searches for trials. We last searched the electronic databases on 6 December 2016. We also searched for additional studies that cited any included trials using the Science Citation Index.
PROSPERO
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DOI
10.26300/vb7g-h484
Notes
PMID: 28192644 Data retrospectively entered into SRDR for public accessibility.
Funding Source
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Key Questions

1. What is the effect of perioperative antibiotics for prevention of acute endophthalmitis after cataract surgery?

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