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  1. Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of antibiotic monitoring at a veterans administration hospital.

    Article, Congrès - En anglais

    Symposium on cost-effective use of once-daily ceftriaxone in the treatment of moderate to severe infections. Montreal PQ (CAN), 1990/07/15.

    A rigorous, continuously monitored antibiotic programme was initiated at our Veterans Administration hospital following evidence of inappropriate antibiotic usage.

    Seven hundred and thirty-one patients, mainly male, with an average age of 60 years were involved in the study; 378 were evaluable prior to policy implementation and 273 subsequently.

    The overall prevalence of deaths and average length of antibiotic therapy were less during the post-policy period.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Antibiotique, Analyse coût efficacité, Vieillard, Homme, Ancien combattant, Hôpital, Surveillance, Utilisation, Economie santé, Etablissement troisième âge

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Antibiotic, Cost efficiency analysis, Elderly, Human, Veteran, Hospital, Surveillance, Use, Health economy, Homes for the aged

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    Cote : 92-0678255

    Code Inist : 002B02S02. Création : 199406.