Paediatric IV to oral antibiotic switch therapy (IVOST) guideline

What's New

This new guideline assists with the review of IV antibiotics and provides a choice of oral agent to use for the most common conditions.

Abstract

Can I switch my patient from IV to oral antibiotics?

Review need for IV antibiotics DAILY: review & document patient progress/the IVOST plan within 72 hours of IV antibiotic initiation.

Editorial Information

Last reviewed: 30 November 2018

Next review: 30 November 2021

Author(s): Greater Glasgow & Clyde Antimicrobial Utilisation Committee

Approved By: Greater Glasgow & Clyde Antimicrobial Utilisation Committee