Is gentamicin prescribed as per trust guidelines in patients being treated for intra-abdominal sepsis?
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Poster
- By: MURRAY, Brendan (Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Pharmacy, Chichester, United Kingdom)
- Co-author(s): Munns, Joanne (Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Chichester, United Kingdom)
I Background: The trust guidelines at WSHT have changed recently due to the need to reduce the use of broad spectrum antibiotics e.g. co-amoxiclav which has been implicated in patients developing C. difficile infections.
Under the new guidelines gentamicin is included as part of a set of three antibiotics. This ensures that the fully spectrum of.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.