A survey of antibiotic administration practices involving patients with sepsis in UK critical care units

Conclusion Unlicensed alternative practices of antibiotic administration are widespread but only weak evidence exists of any patient benefit, such as reduced length of stay  in critical care, and none showing improvement in mortality. Further research is needed to determine whether extended infusion methods offer clinically meaningful advantages over shorter licenced administration methods in patients in critical care units.
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

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