Prospective drug utilization evaluation of three broad-spectrum antimicrobials: cefepime, piperacillin-tazobactam and meropenem.

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BACKGROUND Cefepime, piperacillin-tazobactam and meropenem are among the broadest-spectrum and most expensive antimicrobials. AIM To evaluate guidelines for appropriate use of these drugs. METHODS We developed guidelines for use of these antibiotics, and conducted a two-phase drug utilization evaluation. We included all patients who received one of the… (More)

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@article{Raveh2006ProspectiveDU, title={Prospective drug utilization evaluation of three broad-spectrum antimicrobials: cefepime, piperacillin-tazobactam and meropenem.}, author={David E Raveh and E Muallem-Zilcha and A. H. Greenberg and Yonit Wiener-Well and Yasmine Schlesinger and Amos Moshe Yinnon}, journal={QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians}, year={2006}, volume={99 6}, pages={397-406} }