Zeina M Shrayteh

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Hospitalized patients initially on intravenous antibiotics can be safely switched to an oral equivalent within the third day of admission once clinical stability is established. This conversion has many advantages as fewer complications, less healthcare costs and earlier hospital discharge. The three types of intravenous to oral conversion include(More)
BACKGROUND Selecting appropriate antibiotic regimens is extremely an important role in improving patient outcomes, minimizing antimicrobial resistance, and reducing costs. This study was conducted to evaluate current practices of prescribing empiric antibiotics at the time of admission to the emergency department (ED) and to assess their appropriateness in(More)
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