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Journal Article > Review
Prompting physicians to address a daily checklist for antibiotics: do we need a co-pilot in the ICU?
Weiss CH, Wunderink RG. Curr Opin Crit Care. 2013;19:448-452
Journal Article > Study
Gagliardi AR, Eskicioglu C, McKenzie M, Fenech D, Nathens A, McLeod R. Am J Infect Control. 2009;37:398-402.
This study conducted interviews with surgical division heads and managers of quality improvement and infection control at seven hospitals to highlight thematic strategies for preventing surgical site infections. The authors advocate for a combination of educational initiatives, performance data, explicit accountabilities that trigger action, and engaged champions to succeed in the team-oriented effort.
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Hilary M. Babcock, MD; Victoria J. Fraser, MD; June 2003
Antibiotics continued in a patient with no clear source of infection for 3 weeks results in hospital-acquired superinfections.