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Intravenous Antibiotics and Addiction Team, IVAT) 9 Point Assessment of Rolfe et al for Identifying an Injection Drug User Who Can Receive Parenteral Antibiotics As an Outpatient

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Infectious Diseases

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Rolfe et al reported a 9-point risk assessment for evaluating injecting drug users who require long-term intravenous antibiotic. This can help to identify a patient who can be safely managed as an outpatient. The authors are from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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