[Management of severe bacterial infections and role of the infectious disease specialist: results of an interview-based survey].

@article{Esposito2004ManagementOS,
  title={[Management of severe bacterial infections and role of the infectious disease specialist: results of an interview-based survey].},
  author={Silvano Esposito and Sebastiano Leone and Silvana Noviello and Filomena Ianniello},
  journal={Le infezioni in medicina : rivista periodica di eziologia, epidemiologia, diagnostica, clinica e terapia delle patologie infettive},
  year={2004},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={90-100}
}
Ascertainment of SBIs plays a central role in their management, which can affect the prognosis, hopefully avoiding an inappropriate antibacterial therapy concerning choice, dosing, timing, duration and route of administration of antibiotics. Different aspects of SBI management were evaluated by interviewing doctors practising in ICU, Surgery and Haematology wards. In the period 16 June - 7 July 2003, 150 doctors, equally distributed by specialty and geographical location, experienced in the… CONTINUE READING