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Pneumonia: Children should get oral antibiotics at discharge

from Medscape (free login required)

Most children with complicated pneumonia should be treated with oral antibiotics at discharge, instead of intravenous antibiotics, a new multicenter retrospective cohort study has found. "Differences in treatment failure rates between [peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC)] and oral antibiotic recipients were not significant. However, adverse drug reactions and PICC-associated complications contributed to the higher rates of reutilization among PICC antibiotic recipients," the researchers write. more

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