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Johns Hopkins University: Patient Safety Program Reduces Unnecessary Antibiotic Use in Long-Term Care Facilities

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A new study by Johns Hopkins Medicine and NORC at the University of Chicago showed that long-term care facilities following antibiotic stewardship programs — ensuring that residents only get oral and intravenous antibiotics when absolutely required — help reduce outbreaks of bacterial infections and prevent the emergence of drug-resistant microbes. Credit: Public domain images In […]