Extended-infusion cefepime reduces mortality in patients with Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections.

@article{Bauer2013ExtendedinfusionCR,
  title={Extended-infusion cefepime reduces mortality in patients with Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections.},
  author={Karri A. Bauer and Jessica E. West and James M O'Brien and Debra A. Goff},
  journal={Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy},
  year={2013},
  volume={57 7},
  pages={2907-12}
}
In an era of escalating resistance and a lack of new antimicrobial discovery, stewardship programs must utilize knowledge of pharmacodynamics to achieve maximal exposure in the treatment of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections. We evaluated the clinical and economic outcomes associated with extended-infusion cefepime in the treatment of P. aeruginosa infections. This single-center study compared inpatients who received cefepime for bacteremia and/or pneumonia admitted from 1 January 2008 through… CONTINUE READING
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