Appropriate initial antibiotic therapy in hospitalized patients with gram-negative infections: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Raman, Gowri.
Avendano, Esther.
Berger, Samantha.
Menon, Vandana.
2015

Background: The rapid global spread of multi-resistant bacteria and loss of antibiotic effectiveness increases the risk of initial inappropriate antibiotic therapy (IAT) and poses a serious threat to patient safety. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of published studies to summarize the effect of appropriate antibiotic th... read more

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Raman, Gowri, Esther Avendano, Samantha Berger, and Vandana Menon. "Appropriate initial antibiotic therapy in hospitalized patients with gram-negative infections: systematic review and meta-analysis." BMC Infectious Diseases 15, no. 1 (12, 2015): 1-11.
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