Contribution of clinical pharmacists to cefazolin utilization.

  title={Contribution of clinical pharmacists to cefazolin utilization.},
  author={Karl-Heinz Witte and Hind T. Hatoum and T. J. Hoon},
  journal={Hospital formulary},
  volume={22 8},
Cefazolin utilization guidelines were established by representatives of major participants in the patient care process in a 520-bed teaching hospital. Patients admitted to certain hospital units and placed on cefazolin therapy were concurrently monitored for compliance with guidelines by clinical pharmacists (experimental group), while patients admitted to similar units were not monitored for guideline compliance (control group). When therapy, in the experimental group, was deemed noncompliant… CONTINUE READING