Patients with severe bacterial infections often experience delay in receiving appropriate treatment. Consolidated evidence of the impact of delayed appropriate treatment is needed to guide treatment and improve outcomes.
A systematic review of the effect of delayed appropriate antibiotic treatment on the outcomes of patients with severe bacterial infections / Zasowski, Evan J; Bassetti, Matteo; Blasi, Francesco; Goossens, Herman; Rello, Jordi; Sotgiu, Giovanni; Tavoschi, Lara; Arber, Mick R; McCool, Rachael; Patterson, Jacoby V; Longshaw, Christopher M; Lopes, Sara; Manissero, Davide; Nguyen, Sean T; Tone, Keiko; Aliberti, Stefano. - In: CHEST. - ISSN 0012-3692. - (2020). [10.1016/j.chest.2020.03.087]