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Prehospital antibiotics matter?

In short, probably not, but still not completely disproven. This randomised controlled open-label trial looked at giving 2 grams of IV ceftriaxone to patients that met SIRS criteria (save for WBC- testing unavailable to EMS) with suspected infectious illness. Patients were randomly assigned (1:1) to the intervention group or usual care group using block-randomisation with blocks […]

via Do Prehospital Antibiotics Matter? — EM in Focus

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