Antimicrobial stewardship program-led carbapenem restriction: a cost-effectiveness analysis

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: YOU, Joyce (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, School of Pharmacy, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR China)
  • Co-author(s): Sheung-Yin Choi School of Pharmacy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Joyce You
  • Abstract:

    Methods

    A decision tree was designed to simulate treatment outcomes of nosocomial pneumonia with carbapenem preapproval program (preapproval group) and no preapproval (control group). Model outcome measures were pneumonia mortality rate, CDI rate, quality-adjusted life year (QALY) loss, and direct medical cost. One-way and probabilistic sensitivity ..

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