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Table 9 Types of IIAT inadequacy

From: Guideline-adherent initial intravenous antibiotic therapy for hospital-acquired/ventilator-associated pneumonia is clinically superior, saves lives and is cheaper than non guideline adherent therapy

Type of deviation from PEG recommendation n =
Monotherapy instead of combination therapy 64
Aminopenicillin/BLI instead of 16
Acylaminopenicillin/BLI Cephalosporin 3a instead of Cephalosporin 3b/4 16
Wrong combination therapy 10
Wrong monotherapy (chosen antibiotic not in recommendations) 4
No therapy at onset date of HAP/VAP 3
Oral instead of intravenous medication 1
Total 114