Table 2Intermediate Outcomes

Antibiotic treatment durationAntibiotic prescription rate, number of courses of antibioticsAntibiotic classesHospital length of stayICU admission, length of stay
Days without antibiotics at 28 days (superiority): [mean (SD), median (range/IQR)]
G1:
G2:
[test, result (p-value, 95% CI)]
G1/G2:

Duration of first episode antibiotic treatment, mean (std dev):
G1:
G2:
[test, result (p-value, 95% CI)]
G1/G2:

Days antibiotic exposure/1,000: (rate days exposed per #patient-days)
G1:
G2:
[test, result (p-value, 95% CI)]
G1/G2:
Days: [mean (SD), median (range/IQR)]
G1:
G2:
[test, result (p-value, 95% CI)]
G1/G2:
Days: [mean (SD), median (range/IQR)]
G1:
G2:
[test, result (p-value, 95% CI)]
G1/G2:

From: Appendix G, Data Abstraction Form

Cover of Procalcitonin-Guided Antibiotic Therapy
Procalcitonin-Guided Antibiotic Therapy [Internet].
Comparative Effectiveness Reviews, No. 78.
Soni NJ, Samson DJ, Galaydick JL, et al.

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