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Reality check: how should we control antimicrobial use? Current practices and controversies


The infectious diseases community shares a wide consensus about the need for control of antimicrobial use. However, current practices toward this goal remain controversial. This “Reality Check” session assessed attendees of the 4th Decennial Conference regarding their knowledge and practices about control of antimicrobial use in hospitals.

Coignard B, Siegel JD, Weinstein RA, Sohn AH, Sinkowitz-Cochran RL, Jarvis WR

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2000 Dec;21(12):792-5

PMID: 11140917