Prescribing trends before and after implementation of an antimicrobial stewardship program

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Abstract

The introduction of an antimicrobial stewardship program, including postprescription review, resulted in an immediate reduction in broad-spectrum antimicrobial use in a tertiary referral centre. However, the effect of this intervention reduced over time.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)262 - 266
Number of pages5
JournalMedical Journal of Australia
Volume198
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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Prescribing trends before and after implementation of an antimicrobial stewardship program. / Cairns, Kelly; Jenney, Adam W; Abbott, Iain Joseph; Skinner, Matthew J; Doyle, Joseph; Dooley, Michael Joseph; Cheng, Allen Cheuk-Seng.

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