Ceftazidime versus tobramycin/ticarcillin in treating hospital acquired pneumonia and bacteremia.

@article{Rapp1984CeftazidimeVT,
  title={Ceftazidime versus tobramycin/ticarcillin in treating hospital acquired pneumonia and bacteremia.},
  author={Robert P. Rapp and Byron A Young and Thomas Foster and Phillip A. Tibbs and Wanda O'neal},
  journal={Pharmacotherapy},
  year={1984},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={211-5}
}
Thirty-five patients in a neurosurgical intensive care unit who had nosocomial pneumonia and bacteremia were randomly assigned to receive either ceftazidime (Cef) or the combination of ticarcillin and pharmacokinetically adjusted doses of tobramycin (T/T). Fifteen of 17 patients (88%) who received Cef were cured or improved compared to 15 of 18 (83%) who… CONTINUE READING