Impact of initial antibiotic choice on clinical outcomes of community-acquired pneumonia in adults: analysis of a hospital claims-made database

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: HUANG, Po-Yao (Kaohsiung Municipal Siaogang Hospital, pharmacy, Kaohsiung City, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Po-Yao Huang:
    Hsiu-Shan Chen: pharmacy, Kaohsiung Municipal Siaogang Hospital, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, Province of China
    Hui-Ju Wu: pharmacy, Kaohsiung Municipal Siaogang Hospital, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, Province of China
    Hsiao-Chia Wu: pharmacy, Kaohsiung Municipal Siaogang Hospital, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, Province of China
    Chang-Chien Li-Chen: pharmacy, Kaohsiung Municipal Siaogang Hospital, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, Province of China
    Hsiu-Mei Chang: pharmacy, Kaohsiung Municipal Ta-Tung Hospital, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, Province of China
    Hsi Hsiu Tsai: pharmacy, Kaohsiung Municipal Siaogang Hospital, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, Province of China
    Ying-Ling Lin: pharmacy, Kaohsiung Municipal Siaogang Hospital, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, Province of China
  • Abstract:

    Methods

    In this study, we retrospectively reviewed patients with CAP who were hospitalized in Kaohsiung Municipal Siaogang Hospital between January 2012 and December 2014. We assessed the outcome parameters, including pathogens, total hospital costs, total antibiotic costs, length of hospital stay (LOS), and 30-day readmission rate. We compared the ..

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