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Table 3 Number of carbapenem prescriptions following Prior Approval for Restricted Antimicrobials (PARA) by adherence to clinical guidelines and by the reason for non-adherence. 2016, Manila, Philippines. “Evaluating carbapenem restriction practices at a private hospital in Manila, Philippines as a strategy for antimicrobial stewardship”

From: Evaluating carbapenem restriction practices at a private hospital in Manila, Philippines as a strategy for antimicrobial stewardship

  Total n (%) Definitive
n (%)
Empiric
n (%)
Prophylactic
n (%)
Total cases 185 56 127 2
 Guideline-adherent 116 (63%) 43 (77%) 71 (56%) 2 (100%)
 Non-guideline-adherent 69 (37%) 13 (23%) 56 (44%) 0 (0%)
Total non-guideline-adherent cases 69 13 56
 No de-escalation 50 (72%) 5 (38%) 45 (80%)
 Incomplete course 19 (28%) 8 (62%) 11 (20%)