Clinician response time for positive blood culture results in a pediatric ICU.

Abstract

INTRODUCTION Positive blood cultures guide clinicians to prescribe specific therapy based on in vitro susceptibility. Delays in appropriate antibiotic therapy increase morbidity associated with positive blood culture. HYPOTHESIS Time from clinician notification of positive blood culture to administration of targeted antimicrobial therapy should follow… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.hrtlng.2015.06.003

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