Antimicrobial use in the ICU: Indications and accuracy—an observational trial
Journal of Hospital Medicine, 08/20/2012
Levin PD et al. – Antimicrobial therapy is probably overused in the ICU, possibly resulting from difficulties in diagnosis and the perceived greater risk of untreated infection when compared to the risks of potentially unnecessary antimicrobial therapy. Efforts to improve antimicrobial–related decision–making should be mandatory.