Reducing unnecessary antibiotic exposure in preterm neonates: an achievable goal.


In The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Joseph Cantey and colleagues describe how in their neonatal intensive care unit, a stewardship strategy aimed at decreasing antibiotic exposure was safely and eff ectively implemented through two simple steps. First, continuation of empirical antibiotic therapy beyond 48 h for ruled-out sepsis courses was stopped by… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S1473-3099(16)30222-5


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