Overuse of Prescribing: Antibiotic Stewardship in the Outpatient Setting

Patients seen in emergency departments were twice as likely to receive an antibiotic only when needed, compared to patients seen in outpatient clinics, according to a news study to appearing in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC), the journal of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) in May 2019.   The researchers …

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