Table 2

Summary of some of pneumonia studies that informed previous WHO guidelines

StudyTreatment armsMortality Embedded Image
Shann et al 36 Chloramphenicol alone48/3770.1470
Chloramphenicol+penicillin62/371
Addo-Yobo et al 13 Injectable penicillin7/8450.0050
Oral amoxicillin2/857
Agweyu et al 18 Injectable penicillin3/2640.008
Oral amoxicillin1/263