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Epidemiology of vancomycin usage at a children’s hospital, 1993 through 1995


OBJECTIVE: To describe the epidemiology of vancomycin usage at a children’s hospital.

METHODS: A cohort study of patients at Egleston Children’s Hospital who were charged for the receipt of vancomycin from October, 1992, through October, 1995, was performed. Data were obtained from pharmacy charge records in the hospital’s medical records information system.… Read more