Rationalizing the use of linezolid through antibiotic stewardship program in a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan
- At: 2011 FIP Congress in Hyderabad (India)
- Type: Poster
- By: AHSAN, Salwa (Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan)
- Co-author(s): Sheikh, Abdul latif (Aga Khan University hospital, Karachi, Pakistan)
Mehmood, Faisal (Aga Khan University hospital, Karachi, Pakistan)
Ali, Farheen (Aga Khan University hospital, Karachi, Pakistan)
Introduction: Rationalizing the use of antibiotics which are considered last resort against organisms resistant to first line agents has remained the top priority of antibiotic stewardship programs in healthcare institutions. The problem is particularly important in developing countries where more discrepancies have been reported...
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