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Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Procalcitonin-Guidance Versus Usual Care for Antimicrobial Management in Critically Ill Patients: Focus on Subgroups Based on Antibiotic Initiation, Cessation, or Mixed Strategies

Source
Critical Care Medicine
Year of publication
2018
Abstract
This review of 15 studies found improved short term mortality for procalcitonin guided cessation of antibiotics vs standard care (RR 0.87, 95% CI 0.77-0.98) though there was no mortality difference for procalcitonin guided initiation of antibiotics. 
Date added
12/01/2018
Created by
Sarah Thomas
Published by
Current Awareness Service for Health