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Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs in Florida’s Acute Care Facilities
Lilian Abbo MD, Kaming Lo MPH, Ronda Sinkowitz-Cochran MPH, Anne Carol Burke MA, Richard S. Hopkins MD MSPH, Arjun Srinivasan MD and Thomas M. Hooton MD
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Vol. 34, No. 6 (June 2013), pp. 634-637
Published by: Cambridge University Press on behalf of The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/670632
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We surveyed acute care facilities in Florida to assess components of and barriers to sustained antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASPs). Most respondents with and without ASPs are doing some stewardship-related activities to improve antimicrobial use. Collaborative efforts between facilities and health departments are important to providing better resources for ASPs.
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