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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
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Organized services in a hospital which provide medical care on an outpatient basis.
Specialized solutions for PARENTERAL NUTRITION. They may contain a variety of MICRONUTRIENTS; VITAMINS; AMINO ACIDS; CARBOHYDRATES; LIPIDS; and SALTS.
An approach, process, or methodology which emphasizes credible evidence and the best available scientific knowledge, judiciously integrated to achieve the best possible outcomes in structural design. For example, the design of a new OUTPATIENT CLINIC might incorporate a review of published research on outpatient clinic design, decisions on similar past projects, along with interviews with staff and consumers.
A class of plasmids that transfer antibiotic resistance from one bacterium to another by conjugation.
The relating of causes to the effects they produce. Causes are termed necessary when they must always precede an effect and sufficient when they initiate or produce an effect. Any of several factors may be associated with the potential disease causation or outcome, including predisposing factors, enabling factors, precipitating factors, reinforcing factors, and risk factors.