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How much money can be saved by applying intravenous antibiotics once instead of several times a day?

Mertz, D. and Plagge, H. and Bassetti, S. and Battegay, M. and Widmer, A. F.. (2010) How much money can be saved by applying intravenous antibiotics once instead of several times a day? Infection, 38 (6). pp. 479-482.

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Abstract

The preparation, administration and monitoring of intravenous (IV) applications are time consuming and require human resources. We estimated the potential time and cost savings by replacing antibiotics given 3-4 times daily with antibiotics with similar spectrum and efficacy given once daily.
Faculties and Departments:03 Faculty of Medicine > Bereich Medizinische Fächer (Klinik) > Infektiologie
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Klinische Forschung > Bereich Medizinische Fächer (Klinik) > Infektiologie
03 Faculty of Medicine > Bereich Medizinische Fächer (Klinik) > Infektiologie > Infektiologie (Battegay M)
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Klinische Forschung > Bereich Medizinische Fächer (Klinik) > Infektiologie > Infektiologie (Battegay M)
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Biomedizin > Department of Biomedicine, University Hospital Basel > Infection Biology (Khanna)
UniBasel Contributors:Battegay, Manuel E. and Widmer, Andreas F.-X. and Bassetti, Stefano
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
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Publisher:Urban & Vogel
ISSN:0300-8126
e-ISSN:1439-0973
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
Language:English
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Last Modified:30 Nov 2017 10:07
Deposited On:08 Nov 2012 16:18

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