Bugs and Drugs: Collaboration Between Infection Prevention and Antibiotic Stewardship.

@article{Gentry2019BugsAD,
  title={Bugs and Drugs: Collaboration Between Infection Prevention and Antibiotic Stewardship.},
  author={Erin Gentry and Shelley Kester and Kristin Fischer and Lisa E. Davidson and Catherine Passaretti},
  journal={Infectious disease clinics of North America},
  year={2019}
}
Overall goals of antibiotic stewardship and infection prevention programs are to improve patient safety as it pertains to risk of infection or multidrug-resistant organism (MDRO) acquisition. Although the focus of day-to-day activities may differ, the themes of surveillance, education, clinician engagement, and multidisciplinary interactions are prevalent in both programs. Synergistic work between programs has yielded benefits in prevention of MDROs, surgical site infections, Clostridioides… 
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