Sarah B Scarpace

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STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of a hospitalwide increase in the recommended vancomycin starting dose from 45 to 60 mg/kg/day on initial vancomycin trough concentrations in children suspected of having an invasive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection. DESIGN Retrospective medical record review. SETTING Dedicated(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the accuracy of a neonatal gentamicin nomogram to achieve therapeutic gentamicin serum concentrations without further adjustment, allowing for decreased serum drug monitoring METHODS Retrospective single center review of all gentamicin pharmacokinetic evaluations in patients ≤ 30 days of life from July 2005 - June 2007. Patients were(More)
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