Boring Question: Does my patient require admission for IV antibiotic administration?

We have all had a patient or two request admission for intravenous antibiotics. Usually, the argument is that IV administration is better because it ‘gets into the blood more quickly’. In fact, many of us have made that argument ourselves, or heard it from our peers. But, what if I told you that many of your favourite antibiotics have similar pharmacokinetic properties regardless of the route of administration? What if I also showed … Continue reading Boring Question: Does my patient require admission for IV antibiotic administration?