Development of Minimum Criteria for the Initiation of Antibiotics in Residents of Long-Term–Care Facilities: Results of a Consensus Conference

@article{Loeb2001DevelopmentOM,
  title={Development of Minimum Criteria for the Initiation of Antibiotics in Residents of Long-Term–Care Facilities: Results of a Consensus Conference},
  author={M. Loeb and D. Bentley and S. Bradley and K. Crossley and R. Garibaldi and N. Gantz and A. McGeer and R. Muder and J. Mylotte and L. Nicolle and B. Nurse and S. Paton and A. Simor and P. Smith and L. Strausbaugh},
  journal={Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={22},
  pages={120 - 124}
}
Abstract Establishing a clinical diagnosis of infection in residents of long-term–care facilities (LTCFs) is difficult. As a result, deciding when to initiate antibiotics can be particularly challenging. This article describes the establishment of minimum criteria for the initiation of antibiotics in residents of LTCFs. Experts in this area were invited to participate in a consensus conference. Using a modified delphi approach, a questionnaire and selected relevant articles were sent to… Expand
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