Development of an intravenous-to-oral route conversion program for antimicrobial therapy at a Canadian tertiary care health facility.

@article{Zamin1997DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of an intravenous-to-oral route conversion program for antimicrobial therapy at a Canadian tertiary care health facility.},
  author={M T Zamin and Monique Pitre and John Conly},
  journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  year={1997},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={564-70}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the effect of introducing a route conversion program on the prescribing of antimicrobials for the treatment of respiratory tract infections and skin/soft tissue infections in a sample population. DESIGN Concurrent, pre- and postintervention study. SETTING Four general internal medicine wards at The Toronto Hospital, a 1170-bed, tertiary care health center in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. PARTICIPANTS Patients receiving antimicrobial therapy for respiratory tract… CONTINUE READING

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