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Am Fam Physician. 1998;58(4):866

A text box in the article “Preterm Labor: Diagnosis and Treatment” (May 15, 1998, p. 2460) contained a dosage error. Dexamethasone, when given to a woman in preterm labor between 24 and 34 weeks of gestation, is administered in a dosage of 6 mg intramuscularly every 12 hours for two days.

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