Evaluation of nephrotoxicity associated with high-dose colistin at a tertiary medical center in taiwan

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: CHANG, Mei-Hui (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital ,Taoyuan,Taiwan, Department of pharmacy, Taoyuan, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Mei-Hui Chang
    Horng-Chyuan Lin
    Shin-Tarng Deng
    Tzu-Cheng Tsai
    Shawn Hsiang-Yin Chen
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Multidrug-resistant or carbapenem resistance gram-negative bacteria are increasing causes of severe nosocomial infections among hospitals in Taiwan. Colistin is reserved as a backbone and last-line treatment for these infections. Despite high-dose colistin was recommended by clinical experts in critically ill  patients, data on its..

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