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The pressure to prescribe: Antibiotic stewardship in the outpatient setting

20:00 EDT 15 Apr 2019 | AAAS

(Elsevier) Outpatient healthcare providers inappropriately prescribed antibiotics to 40 percent of patients in a major Veterans Affairs healthcare system, a higher figure than in previous studies examining outpatient antibiotic use, according to a new study appearing in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC), the journal of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology published by Elsevier.

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