Evaluation of Ceftriaxone Utilization at Multicenter Study

  title={Evaluation of Ceftriaxone Utilization at Multicenter Study},
  author={Hyuck Lee and Dongsik Jung and Joon Sup Yeom and Jun Seong Son and Sook In Jung and Yeon-Sook Kim and Chun Kwan Kim and Hyun Ha Chang and Shin Woo Kim and Hyun Kyun Ki and Chi Sook Moon and Doo Ryeon Chung and Kyong Ran Peck and Jae Hoon Song and G Woo},
  booktitle={The Korean journal of internal medicine},
BACKGROUND/AIMS As bacterial resistance to antimicrobial agents has grown due to the increasing use of antimicrobial agents, we sought to evaluate the suitability of ceftriaxone usage (representative of third generation cephalosporins) at 10 university hospitals in Korea. METHODS We prospectively evaluated the appropriateness of antibiotic usage in 400 adult patients who received ceftriaxone between February 1, 2006 and June 30, 2006. Drug utilization evaluation (DUE) methods were based on… CONTINUE READING