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The expanding role of antimicrobial stewardship programs in hospitals in the United States: lessons learned from a multisite qualitative study.

Kapadia SN, Abramson EL, Carter EJ, et al. The Expanding Role of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs in Hospitals in the United States: Lessons Learned from a Multisite Qualitative Study. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2018;44(2):68-74. doi:10.1016/j.jcjq.2017.07.007.

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February 7, 2018
Kapadia SN, Abramson EL, Carter EJ, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2018;44:68-74.

The Joint Commission requires hospitals to have antimicrobial stewardship programs to prevent harm from antimicrobial overuse. The authors interviewed antimicrobial stewardship program leaders to delineate the qualities of successful programs and future directions for the field. A past WebM&M commentary described the harms associated with inappropriate antibiotic use.

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Kapadia SN, Abramson EL, Carter EJ, et al. The Expanding Role of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs in Hospitals in the United States: Lessons Learned from a Multisite Qualitative Study. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2018;44(2):68-74. doi:10.1016/j.jcjq.2017.07.007.