Table 3

Appropriateness of outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) prescriptions from 251 episodes of paediatric OPAT

AppropriatenessNo. of prescriptions%
Appropriate22272
Inappropriate decision00
Inappropriate choice206
 Too broad206
 Too narrow00
Inappropriate application7726
 Wrong dose5819
  Too high83
  Too low5016
 Too long258
 Wrong interval20.6
 Wrong route00