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ICU Management

Topical Antibiotics: 'No Impact' on ICU Patient Outcomes

2014 01 Oct

Prophylactic antibiotics applied areas in the mouth, throat and digestive tract were associated with low levels of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and no differences in patient survival and intensive care unit (ICU) length of stay, according to researchers from the University Medical Centre Utrecht in the Netherlands. Data show that some antibiotic regimens,... Read more