To treat or not to treat: antibiotic stewardship in post-acute care
Maine Medical Center, Grand Rounds, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
Nursing homes, Infections
-Rational for antibiotic stewardship
-Improve knowledge of signs and symptoms for common infections in the nursing home setting including challenges unique to this population of vulnerable adults
-Improve diagnostic accuracy and efficiency of care
-Understand disease specific criteria to help guide therapy
Marino, Richard, "To treat or not to treat: antibiotic stewardship in post-acute care" (2018). Grand Rounds. 22.