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Making healthcare safer : antibiotic Rx in hospitals : proceed with caution
  • Published Date:
    3/4/2014
  • Source:
    CDC Vital signs ; 2014 March
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 1.41 MB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (U.S.). Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion. ; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.). Office of the Associate Director for Communications. ;
  • Series:
    CDC Vital signs
  • Description:
    Antibiotics save lives, but poor prescribing practices are putting patients at unnecessary risk for preventable allergic reactions, super-resistant infections, and deadly diarrhea. Errors in prescribing decisions also contribute to antibiotic resistance, making these drugs less likely to work in the future.

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