Antimicrobial consumption and impact of “Reserve antibiotic indent form” in an intensive care unit

@inproceedings{Sharma2010AntimicrobialCA,
  title={Antimicrobial consumption and impact of “Reserve antibiotic indent form” in an intensive care unit},
  author={Purabi Sharma and Purabi Barman},
  booktitle={Indian journal of pharmacology},
  year={2010}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the antimicrobial (AM) consumption, record the AM sensitivity pattern, and evaluate impact of "Reserve AM indent form" in the intensive care unit (ICU). MATERIALS AND METHODS The study was carried out in medical ICU over 4 months period at a tertiary care hospital. AM consumption was determined by defined daily dose (DDD) per 100 bed days for each month for consecutive 4 months. The average total AM consumption was calculated. The laboratory samples were processed, and the… CONTINUE READING