Beta-lactam

Patients

No revision

Increased dosing frequency a

Dose increased

Dose decreased

Ceftazidime

6 (46%)

1 (17%)

1 (17%)

0 (0 %)

4 (67%)

Cefepime

1 (8%)

1 (100%)

0 (0%)

0 (0%)

0 (0%)

Imipenem

1 (8%)

1 (100%)

0 (0%)

0 (0%)

0 (0%)

Meropenem

1 (8%)

0 (0%)

0 (0%)

0 (0%)

1 (100%)

Piperacillin

4 (30.8%)

4 b (100%)

0 (0%)

0 (0%)

0 (0%)

Total

13 (100%)

7 (54%)

1 (8%)

0 (0%)

5 (38%)


aDosing frequency increase include dose not change
bIncludes Patient 8
Table 3: Result of dose adjustment following beta-lactam therapeutic drug monitoring.
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