Antimicrobial Stewardship in Community Hospitals.

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Antimicrobial Stewardship in Community Hospitals.

Med Clin North Am. 2018 Sep;102(5):913-928

Authors: Buckel WR, Veillette JJ, Vento TJ, Stenehjem E

Antibiotic stewardship programs are needed in all health care facilities, regardless of size and location. Community hospitals that have fewer resources may have different priorities and require different strategies when defining antibiotic stewardship program components and implementing interventions. By following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Core Elements and using the strategies suggested in this article, readers should be able to design, develop, participate in, or improve antibiotic stewardship programs within community hospitals.

PMID: 30126580 [PubMed - in process]

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