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From: Appropriateness of antibiotic prescribing after transition from an open to a closed intensive care unit

  Period 1 (n = 81) Period 2 (n = 37) P value
% Appropriate decisions 90.10% 87.00% ns
% Inappropriate decisions not to change antibiotic therapy 9.90% 13.00% ns
% Antibiotics changed appropriately 30.90% 29.60% ns
% Appropriate non-change 59.20% 57.40% ns
Reporting delay prior to appropriate antibiotic change 2.1 days 2.3 days ns
Reporting delay prior to appropriate non-change of antibiotics 3.66 days 3.9 days ns
Reporting delay prior to inappropriate non-change of antibiotics 3.63 days 3.2 days ns
  1. ns, non-significant result.