Pneumonia: Correct Antibiotics Given to ICU Patients

Evidence shows that patients in intensive care units (ICUs) who have community-acquired pneumonia who received the appropriate antibiotic quickly had better outcomes.

This measure reports how often patients with community-acquired pneumonia in ICUs were given the correct antibiotic within 24 hours of hospital arrival.

A high score is better than a low score.

The chart above shows how Cedars-Sinai's performance on this measure compared with the top 10% of hospitals in the United States, the national average for hospitals, the top 10% of hospitals in California and the California average. 

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