Strategies to Prevent and Control the Emergence and Spread of Antimicrobial-Resistant Microorganisms in Hospitals. A challenge to hospital leadership.

@article{Goldmann1996StrategiesTP,
  title={Strategies to Prevent and Control the Emergence and Spread of Antimicrobial-Resistant Microorganisms in Hospitals. A challenge to hospital leadership.},
  author={Donald A. Goldmann and Robert A. Weinstein and Richard P. Wenzel and Ofelia C. Tablan and R J Duma and Robert P. Gaynes and Jack Schlosser and William J. Martone},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1996},
  volume={275 3},
  pages={234-40}
}
OBJECTIVE To provide hospital leaders with strategic goals or actions likely to have a significant impact on antimicrobial resistance, outline outcome and process measures for evaluating progress toward each goal, describe potential barriers to success, and suggest countermeasures and novel improvement strategies. PARTICIPANTS A multidisciplinary group of experts was drawn from the following areas: hospital epidemiology and infection control, infectious diseases (including graduate training… CONTINUE READING
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