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journal article 
Author(s):
Saugel, Bernd; Gramm, Carolin; Wagner, Julia Y; Messer, Marlena; Lahmer, Tobias; Meidert, Agnes S; Schmid, Roland M; Huber, Wolfgang 
Title:
Evaluation of a dosing regimen for continuous vancomycin infusion in critically ill patients: an observational study in intensive care unit patients. 
Abstract:
We aimed to evaluate a dosing algorithm for continuous vancomycin administration in intensive care unit patients.This observational study was conducted in a medical intensive care unit (German university hospital; June 2012-February 2013). Following a loading dose of 20 mg per kg actual body weight, vancomycin was administered continuously (20 or 30 mg of vancomycin per kg actual body weight over 24 hours depending on renal function). The vancomycin infusion rate was adjusted to achieve a targe...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Crit Care 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
29 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
351-5 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0883-9441 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik