Improving appropriateness of antibiotic therapy: randomized trial of an intervention to foster reassessment of prescription after 3 days.

@article{Senn2004ImprovingAO,
  title={Improving appropriateness of antibiotic therapy: randomized trial of an intervention to foster reassessment of prescription after 3 days.},
  author={Laurence Senn and Bernard Burnand and Patrick B. Francioli and Giorgio Zanetti},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  year={2004},
  volume={53 6},
  pages={1062-7}
}
OBJECTIVES Reassessment of ongoing antibiotic therapy is an important step towards appropriate use of antibiotics. This study was conducted to evaluate the impact of a short questionnaire designed to encourage reassessment of intravenous antibiotic therapy after 3 days. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients hospitalized on the surgical and medical wards of a… CONTINUE READING