Empiric is a locally developed app designed as an easy to use, decision support tool that can be used at the point of patient care. The features include antibiotic guidelines, surgical antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines, vancomycin and gentamicin calculators and additional drug information for renal and weight-based dosing.
Disclaimer: The recommendations given in this app are based on the antibiotic guidelines developed by Infection Services for use at Capital and Coast, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa DHB. The use of these guidelines may not be appropriate in other jurisdictions and local advice should be sought. These are empiric treatment guidelines and do not supplant clinical judgment or Infectious Diseases consultation where indicated.