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Table 2 Guideline adherence

From: The appropriateness of antimicrobial use in the outpatient clinics of three hospitals in the Netherlands

 TherapyProphylaxisTotal
AMCOLVG WSLZTotalAMCOLVG WSLZTotal 
Number of prescriptions266157124547984233173720
Guideline available (%)249 (93.6)149 (94.9)122 (98.4)520 (95.1)96 (98)36 (85.5)32 (97)164 (94.8)684 (95)
Guideline non-adherence (%)95 (38.2)84 (56.4)45 (36.9)224 (43.1)16 (16.7)7 (19.4)19 (59.4)42 (25.6)266 (38.9)
 No indication (%)17 (17.9)13 (15.5)10 (22.2)40 (17.9)15 (93.8)6 (85.7)18 (94.7)39 (92.9)79 (29.7)
 Inappropriate agent (%)31 (32.6)37 (44)24 (53.3)92 (41.1)92 (34.5)
 Inappropriate dose/duration (%)47 (49.5)34 (40.5)11 (24.4)92 (41.1)1 (6.3)1 (14.3)1 (5.3)3 (7.1)95 (35.7)