Guideline-Concordant Versus Discordant Antimicrobial Therapy in Patients With Community-Onset Complicated Intra-abdominal Infections.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Mar 29;:1-4
Authors: Huang LL, Van Schooneveld TC, Huang RD, Olsen KM, Rupp ME, Gross AE
Overall IDSA/SIS intra-abdominal infection guideline compliance was not associated with improved outcomes; however, there was a longer time to active therapy (P=.024) and higher mortality (P=.077) if empiric therapy was too narrow per guidelines. These findings support the need for the implementation of customized institutional guidelines adapted from the IDSA/SIS guidelines. Infect. Control Hosp. Epidemiol. 2016;1-4.
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