Reasons for choice of antibiotic for the empirical treatment of CAP by Canadian infectious disease physicians.

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BACKGROUND Previous studies have documented substantial variation in physician prescribing practices for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia. Much of this variation is the result of empirical treatment, in which physicians must choose antibiotics in the a8bsence of culture and sensitivity data. OBJECTIVE To explore the factors that influence… (More)

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@article{Pendergrast1999ReasonsFC, title={Reasons for choice of antibiotic for the empirical treatment of CAP by Canadian infectious disease physicians.}, author={Jacob M Pendergrast and T J Marrie}, journal={The Canadian journal of infectious diseases = Journal canadien des maladies infectieuses}, year={1999}, volume={10 5}, pages={337-45} }