Experience with a physician-directed, clinic-based program for outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy in the USA

@article{Tice1995ExperienceWA,
  title={Experience with a physician-directed, clinic-based program for outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy in the USA},
  author={Alan Douglas Tice},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={1995},
  volume={14},
  pages={655-661}
}
The experience with 538 patients who received outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT) in 1993 in a private institute in Tacoma, Washington, USA, is reviewed here. Clinical outcomes suggested a successful resolution of infection in 99 % of cases. Bacteriological outcomes showed that eradication of the organism had occurred in 92 % of patients by the end of therapy. The success of the program indicates that 91 % of properly selected patients can be treated without adverse events… CONTINUE READING
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