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Table. 7.

Table. 7.

Reasons for Choice between Out-Patients and In-Patients

Reasons for choice (multiple selection possible) Number (%)
Antibiotics use of diabetic foot with infection
Empirical antibiotics use and then antibiotics change based on culture 64 (82.1)
Recommended antibiotics based on consult of infectious disease 7 (9.0)
Delayed antibiotics use based on culture 3 (3.8)
Only empirical antibiotics use 2 (2.6)
Transfer 1 (1.3)
Treatment of diabetic foot with osteomyelitis
Repeated surgical debridement and culture 24 (30.8)
Recommended antibiotics based on consult of infectious disease 19 (24.4)
Radical operation (amputation) and antibiotics use based on principal 13 (16.7)
IV and PO antibiotics use during 6 to 8 weeks 10 (12.8)
Decision based on clinical (infection sign) and laboratory manifestation (CRP) 9 (11.5)
Transfer 3 (3.8)

IV: intravenous, PO: peroral, CRP: C-reactive protein.

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