Usage of antibiotics in the intensive care units of an academic tertiary-level hospital

By Deanne Johnston, Razeeya Khan  Jacqui Miot  Shirra Moch, Yolande van Deventer and Guy Richards  |  | 

The post-antibiotic era is approaching fast as multidrug-resistant bacteria emerge and the antibiotic pipeline slows to a trickle. Antibiotic stewardship requires that antibiotics be used appropriately and as such this study reviewed the utilisation of antibiotics in five adult intensive care units (ICUs) at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital.

 

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Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
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2018
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