How should antibiotics be administered in treatment of hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP)?

Updated: Jul 30, 2018
  • Author: Burke A Cunha, MD; Chief Editor: John L Brusch, MD, FACP  more...
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In cases of HAP and VAP, antibiotics should be administered by either extended or continuous infusion. Dosing needs to be based on an antibiotic blood levels and should also be weight-based, when applicable.


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