All you need (pharmacist, doctor, nurse) to know about preparing and administering parenteral antibiotics

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If you struggle finding answers on how to adequately prepare antibiotic parenteral infusions and how to administer them in practice as intermittent, prolonged or continuous infusions (stability of products, best dilution, solvent choice, …) then this paper will save you lots of time !


These are evidence-based practical recommendations aiming at describing adequate preparation and administration modalities of antibiotics. Recommendations are based on the available literature and offer essential data for a proper antibiotic preparation and administration by physicians and nurses.

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