Title

Who Should Receive Extended Infusion Beta-Lactam Therapy?

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2016

Publication Title

Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants

First Page

25

Last Page

26

DOI

http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.JAA.0000480576.16121.88

Abstract

The increasing prevalence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria challenges a clinician's ability to fight life-threatening infections. Administering beta-lactams via extended infusion may improve patient outcomes. This article discusses the underlying principles of this therapeutic approach and when it may be appropriate.

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