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Table 4 Appropriateness of ceftriaxone use among the top few indications in medical and emergency wards of Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital, 2014 (nā€‰=ā€‰314)

From: Evaluation of ceftriaxone utilization in medical and emergency wards of Tikur Anbessa specialized hospital: a prospective cross-sectional study

Indication Appropriate use N (%) Inappropriate use N (%)
Pneumonia CAP 0 (0) 75 (100)
AP 0 (0) 30 (100)
HAP 0 (0) 5 (100)
Trauma/Injury 2 (10.5) 17 (89.5)
Pyogenic meningitis (52.9) 8 (47.1)
Sepsis 9 (69.2) 4 (30.8)
Cellulitis 6 (46.2) 7 (53.8)
Wet gangrene 0 (0) 12 (100)
Brain abscess 7 (63.6) 4 (36.4)
  1. CAP community acquired pneumonia, AP aspiration pneumonia, HAP hospital acquired pneumonia