Vancomycin-associated nephrotoxicity in adult medicine patients: incidence, outcomes, and risk factors.

@article{Meaney2014VancomycinassociatedNI,
  title={Vancomycin-associated nephrotoxicity in adult medicine patients: incidence, outcomes, and risk factors.},
  author={Calvin J Meaney and Lauren M. Hynicka and Mona G Tsoukleris},
  journal={Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2014},
  volume={34 7},
  pages={
          653-61
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The prevalence of vancomycin-associated nephrotoxicity (VAN) is reported to vary from 1.0-42.6%, with most data from critically ill patients. Evaluation of VAN among internal medicine patients is lacking. Our objectives were to determine the incidence, time-course, outcomes, and risk factors of VAN in adult internal medicine patients. DESIGN Retrospective cohort. SETTING Tertiary care academic medical center. PATIENTS A total of 125 adult internal medicine patients receiving… CONTINUE READING
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