Vancomycin Treatment Management in Pediatric Patient Population

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Vancomycin Treatment Management in Pediatric Patient Population

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posted on 01.12.2021, 15:06 by Tsan-Hua TungTsan-Hua Tung

This research was to study the treatment and therapeutic drug monitoring of vancomycin, one of the most prescribed antibiotics in pediatric intensive care units in US hospitals, from a system-level perspective. A mixed-method approach was used including a workflow study (chapter 3), an informatics study (chapter 4), and a simulation study (chapter 5) to identify and evaluate discrepancies in the treatment process and the impact of such on therapeutic drug monitoring for vancomycin.

History

Degree Type

Doctor of Philosophy

Department

Industrial Engineering

Campus location

West Lafayette

Advisor/Supervisor/Committee Chair

Yuehwern Yih

Additional Committee Member 2

Poching C. Delaurentis

Additional Committee Member 3

Zachary J. Hass

Additional Committee Member 4

Michael B. Kays