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Table 2 Initial antibiotics treatment and 30-day mortality of the patients

From: Antibiotic prescription consistent with guidelines in emergency department is associated with 30-day survival in severe community-acquired pneumonia

  Total (n = 630) Survivors (n = 451) Non-survivors (n = 179)
Guideline concordant group 359 274 (60.8) 85 (47.5)
 Antipseudomonal β-lactam + fluoroquinolone 169 (47.1) 120 (43.8) 49 (57.6)
 Non-antipseudomonal β-lactam + azithromycin 108 (30.1) 92 (33.6) 16 (18.8)
 Non-antipseudomonal β-lactam + fluoroquinolone 82 (22.8) 62 (22.6) 20 (23.5)
Guideline discordant group 271 177 (39.3) 94 (52.5)
 β-lactam 158 (58.3) 96 (54.2) 62 (66.0)
 β-lactam + anti-anaerobes 84 (31.0) 56 (31.6) 28 (29.8)
 β-lactam + vancomycin 1 (0.3) 1 (0.6) 0 (0.0)
 Fluoroquinolone 19 (7.0) 16 (9.0) 3 (3.2)
 Carbapenem 9 (3.3) 8 (4.5) 1 (1.0)
  1. Data are expressed as n (%)