Impact of standardised review of intravenous antibiotic therapy 72 hours after prescription in two internal medicine wards.

@article{Manuel2010ImpactOS,
  title={Impact of standardised review of intravenous antibiotic therapy 72 hours after prescription in two internal medicine wards.},
  author={Oriol Manuel and Bernard Burnand and Pierre Bady and Raoul Kammerlander and M Vansantvoet and Patrick B. Francioli and Giorgio Zanetti},
  journal={The Journal of hospital infection},
  year={2010},
  volume={74 4},
  pages={326-31}
}
Post-prescription review of hospital antibiotic therapy may contribute to more appropriate use. We estimated the impact of a standardised review of intravenous antibiotic therapy three days after prescription in two internal medicine wards of a university hospital. In one ward, we assessed the charts of patients under intravenous antibiotic therapy using a standardised review process and provided feedback to the prescriber. There was no intervention in the other ward. After six months we… CONTINUE READING

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