Home intravenous antibiotic therapy1
Susan J. Rehm, M.D.
Department of Infectious Disease, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106
Physician awareness of the feasibility of outpatient therapy has increased in response to the recent emphasis on medical cost containment. As a result, both health care institutions and commercial concerns are working rapidly to provide supplies and services for patients receiving therapy, such as intravenous antibiotic therapy, at home.