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ICU Protocols pp 389-393 | Cite as

Antibiotic Stewardship

  • Subhash Todi
  • Rajesh Chawla
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Abstract

Judicious antibiotic prescription along with infection control is the cornerstone for preventing emergence of drug-resistant organisms in the ICU. Appropriate (right choice) and adequate (right time, right dose) antibiotic coverage improves outcome in infected patients.

Keywords

Septic Shock Severe Sepsis Antibiotic Stewardship Antibiotic Stewardship Program Human Septic Shock 
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© Springer India 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Critical Care & EmergencyA.M.R.I. HospitalKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Department of Respiratory, Critical Care & Sleep MedicineIndraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New DelhiNew DelhiIndia

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