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Clinical and cost-effectiveness, safety and acceptability of community intravenous antibiotic service models: CIVAS systematic review (2017)
Journal Article
Murray, C. C., Mitchell, E. D., Czoski Murray, C., Meads, D., Minton, J., Wright, J., & Twiddy, M. (2017). Clinical and cost-effectiveness, safety and acceptability of community intravenous antibiotic service models: CIVAS systematic review. BMJ open, 7(4), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013560

OBJECTIVE: Evaluate evidence of the efficacy, safety, acceptability and cost-effectiveness of outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) models. DESIGN: A systematic review. DATA SOURCES: MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, Cochrane Library, National He... Read More about Clinical and cost-effectiveness, safety and acceptability of community intravenous antibiotic service models: CIVAS systematic review.

The Community IntraVenous Antibiotic Study (CIVAS): a mixed-methods evaluation of patient preferences for and cost-effectiveness of different service models for delivering outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (2017)
Journal Article
Minton, J., Murray, C. C., Meads, D., Hess, S., Vargas-Palacios, A., Mitchell, E., …Twiddy, M. (2017). The Community IntraVenous Antibiotic Study (CIVAS): a mixed-methods evaluation of patient preferences for and cost-effectiveness of different service models for delivering outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy. Health Services and Delivery Research, 5(6), 1-272. https://doi.org/10.3310/hsdr05060

Background Outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) is widely used in most developed countries, providing considerable opportunities for improved cost savings. However, it is implemented only partially in the UK, using a variety of servi... Read More about The Community IntraVenous Antibiotic Study (CIVAS): a mixed-methods evaluation of patient preferences for and cost-effectiveness of different service models for delivering outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy.