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Preventive Antibiotic Use Cuts Icu Mortality Rate

March 22, 2017

Preventive Antibiotic Use Cuts ICU Mortality Rate

Researchers studying nearly 6,000 patients in intensive care units (ICUs) in 13 hospitals throughout the Netherlands, found that giving antibiotics as a preventive measure to ICU patients significantly increased their chances of surviving hospital-induced infection.The study is published in the January 1, 2009 edition of The New England Journal of Medicine.If you received poor medical care at a hospital, you should contact the lawyers at Berger & Lagnese, LLC for a free consultation.  The lawyers at Berger & Lagnese, LLC specialize in medical malpractice cases against hospitals, including UPMC.

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