TABLE 5

Patients Readmitted Within 14 d of Discharge or Transferred to a Higher Level of Care During Their Hospitalization

ED AntibioticHospitalist AntibioticReadmission Diagnosis
CeftriaxoneNoneReadmitted for viral lower respiratory tract infection
Piperacillin–tazobactamAzithromycinReadmitted for cholelithiasis
NoneAzithromycinReadmitted for vomiting
CeftriaxoneCeftriaxone and clindamycinReadmitted for pneumonia
AmpicillinAmpicillinTransferred to PICU
CeftriaxoneCeftriaxoneTransferred to IMC
CeftriaxoneCeftriaxone and azithromycinTransferred to IMC