Skip to main content

Table 3 Comparison of interventions data in pre-ASP and post-ASP phases

From: An antibiotic stewardship program in a surgical ICU of a resource-limited country: financial impact with improved clinical outcomes

Variable Pre-ASP intervention (n = 123) (%) Post-ASP intervention (n = 125) (%) p value
Pharmacist interventions None 78 (62.4)  
Selection of antibiotic as per guidelines 52 (42) 94 (75) < 0.01
Duration of therapy > 5 days 93 (76) 17 (14) < 0.01
Source-control-documentation None 62 (49.6)
  1. ASP antibiotic stewardship program; Pharmacist interventions dose optimization/drug interactions/levels monitoring