TABLE 2

Comparison of Antibiotic Treatment Status During QI Study Period and NSC Risk After Incorporating Clinical Presentation

Received Antibiotics During Study Perioda
No (%)Yes (%)
Sepsis calculator risk >3 per 1000 after incorporating clinical presentationbNo237 (85.6)11 (4.0)
Yes8 (2.9)21 (7.6)
  • a Need for antibiotics was determined by clinical presentation alone.

  • b The NSC recommends antibiotics if risk is >3 in 1000 after incorporating clinical presentation.