Source: Keren R, Shah SS, Srivastava R, et al. Comparative effectiveness of intravenous vs oral antibiotics for postdischarge treatment of acute osteomyelitis in children. JAMA Pediatr. 2015; 169(2):120-128. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.2822. See AAP Grand Rounds commentary by Dr. Matthew Garber (subscription required).
PICO Question: Among children hospitalized with acute hematogenous osteomyelitis, how does postdischarge treatment with intravenous antibiotics compare to treatment with oral antibiotics?
Question type: InterventionStudy design: Retrospective cohort