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Implementing an Antibiotic Stewardship Program: Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.
Evidence-based guidelines for implementation and measurement of antibiotic stewardship interventions in inpatient populations including long-term care were prepared by a multidisciplinary expertExpand
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Prevalence of Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescriptions Among US Ambulatory Care Visits, 2010-2011.
IMPORTANCE The National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria set a goal of reducing inappropriate outpatient antibiotic use by 50% by 2020, but the extent of inappropriateExpand
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Neurologic complications in children hospitalized with influenza: characteristics, incidence, and risk factors.
OBJECTIVE To determine the characteristics, incidence, and risk factors for influenza-related neurologic complications (INC). STUDY DESIGN A retrospective cohort study of INC in childrenExpand
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Executive Summary: Implementing an Antibiotic Stewardship Program: Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.
Evidence-based guidelines for implementation and measurement of antibiotic stewardship interventions in inpatient populations including long-term care were prepared by a multidisciplinary expertExpand
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Viral meningitis and encephalitis: traditional and emerging viral agents.
In the United States, the annual number of central nervous system (CNS) infections that occur as a result of viral agents far exceeds that of infections caused by bacteria, yeast, molds, and protozoaExpand
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A complete course of intravenous antibiotics vs a combination of intravenous and oral antibiotics for perforated appendicitis in children: a prospective, randomized trial.
INTRODUCTION In a previous prospective randomized trial, we found a once-a-day regimen of ceftriaxone and metronidazole to be an efficient, cost-effective treatment for children with perforatedExpand
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Diagnosis and acute management of patients with concussion at children's hospitals
Objectives To describe the number of hospital admissions for concussion at paediatric hospitals in the USA. To describe the use of imaging and medications for acute concussion paediatric patients.Expand
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Consensus Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Catheter-related Infections and Peritonitis in Pediatric Patients Receiving Peritoneal Dialysis: 2012 Update
Infectious complications remain the most significant cause for morbidity in pediatric patients receiving chronic peritoneal dialysis (PD). Although prophylactic measures have led to improved resultsExpand
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Impact of a Guideline on Management of Children Hospitalized With Community-Acquired Pneumonia
OBJECTIVES: We sought to describe the impact a clinical practice guideline (CPG) had on antibiotic management of children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). PATIENTS AND METHODS:Expand
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