Factors associated with successful completion of outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT): a 10-year review from a large West London service.

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Summary of "Factors associated with successful completion of outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT): a 10-year review from a large West London service."

Outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT) is an established antimicrobial delivery method in the United Kingdom. OPAT services differ nationwide with a paucity of high-quality outcome data to enable benchmarking. We studied clinical outcomes and adverse events of patients identifying factors associated with success and failure.


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Name: International journal of antimicrobial agents
ISSN: 1872-7913


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