Early intravenous to oral switch therapy in community-acquired pneumonia is advantageous
New Drugs and Disease Management
- 31 Downloads
KeywordsAdis International Limited Ceftriaxone Cefoperazone Cefixime Cefpodoxime
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- 2.Elixhauser A, McCarthy E. Clinical classifications for health policy research, version 2: hospital inpatient statistics. [Monograph online]. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research: Rockville, Md, 1996; AHCPR Publication No. 96-0017. Available from: URL: http://www.access.gpo.gov/ahcpr/hcuprnl.html [Accessed 97/04/17]Google Scholar
- 3.American Thoracic Society. Guidelines for the initial management of adults with community-acquired pneumonia: diagnosis, assessment of severity, and initial antimicrobial therapy. Am Rev Respir Dis 1993; 148: 1418–26Google Scholar
- 4.British Thoracic Society. Guidelines for the management of community acquired pneumonia in adults admitted to hospital. Br J Hosp Med 1993; 49: 346–50Google Scholar
- 9.Elliott M. Oral ceftibuten as step-down therapy after parenteral 3rd-generation cephalosporin treatment for serious infection. [Abstract] Can J Infect Dis 1995; 6 (Suppl. C): 242CGoogle Scholar
- 18.Quintiliani R, Crowe HM, Nightingale C. Transitional antibiotic therapy. Can J Infect Dis 1995; 6 (Suppl. A): 6A–10AGoogle Scholar
- 19.Grasela TH, Welage LS, Walawander CA, et al. A nationwide survey of antibiotic prescribing patterns and clinical outcomes in patients with bacterial pneumonia. DICP, Ann Pharmacother 1990; 24: 1220–5Google Scholar
- 28.Ramirez JA, Ahkee S. Cost savings resulting from early switch therapy to oral cefixime in the treatment of hospitalized patients with community-acquired pneumonia. [Abstract] Clin Infect Dis 1995; 21: 741Google Scholar
© Adis International Limited 1997