Title

To treat or not to treat: antibiotic stewardship in post-acute care

Document Type

Video

Publication Date

4-11-2018

Institution/Department

Maine Medical Center, Grand Rounds, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics

MeSH Headings

Nursing homes, Infections

Abstract

Objectives:

-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

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