Knowledge about sepsis among training-grade doctors.

@article{Ziglam2006KnowledgeAS,
  title={Knowledge about sepsis among training-grade doctors.},
  author={Hisham M. Ziglam and Desir{\'e}e Morales and Karen S. Webb and Dilip Nathwani},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={57 5},
  pages={963-5}
}
BACKGROUND Prescribing of antibiotics, often in the empirical setting, frequently falls on training-grade or junior doctors, who are often the least experienced in this. Indeed, improving the knowledge base of training-grade doctors or senior medical students through education has been identified as one of the key measures to improve antibiotic prescribing behaviour. METHODOLOGY We undertook two descriptive questionnaire- and interview-based surveys (1999 and 2003) of prescribing training… CONTINUE READING

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There has been a significant improvement in doctors ' knowledge regarding various sepsis definitions , whether the infection was hospital or community acquired , empirical choice , dose , route of administration and monitoring of the antibiotic , and options for drug hypersensitivity .
There has been a significant improvement in doctors ' knowledge regarding various sepsis definitions , whether the infection was hospital or community acquired , empirical choice , dose , route of administration and monitoring of the antibiotic , and options for drug hypersensitivity .
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