Reality check: How should we control antimicrobial use? Current practices and controversies

B. Coignard, J. D. Siegel, R. A. Weinstein, A. H. Sohn, R. L. Sinkowitz-Cochran, W. R. Jarvis

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Abstract

The infectious diseases community shares a wide consensus about the need for control of antimicrobial use. However, current practices toward this goal remain controversial. This "Reality Check" session assessed attendees of the 4th Decennial Conference regarding their knowledge and practices about control of antimicrobial use in hospitals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)792-795
Number of pages4
JournalInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Volume21
Issue number12
StatePublished - 2000

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Coignard, B., Siegel, J. D., Weinstein, R. A., Sohn, A. H., Sinkowitz-Cochran, R. L., & Jarvis, W. R. (2000). Reality check: How should we control antimicrobial use? Current practices and controversies. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 21(12), 792-795.

Reality check : How should we control antimicrobial use? Current practices and controversies. / Coignard, B.; Siegel, J. D.; Weinstein, R. A.; Sohn, A. H.; Sinkowitz-Cochran, R. L.; Jarvis, W. R.

In: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, Vol. 21, No. 12, 2000, p. 792-795.

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Coignard, B, Siegel, JD, Weinstein, RA, Sohn, AH, Sinkowitz-Cochran, RL & Jarvis, WR 2000, 'Reality check: How should we control antimicrobial use? Current practices and controversies', Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, vol. 21, no. 12, pp. 792-795.
Coignard B, Siegel JD, Weinstein RA, Sohn AH, Sinkowitz-Cochran RL, Jarvis WR. Reality check: How should we control antimicrobial use? Current practices and controversies. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2000;21(12):792-795.
Coignard, B. ; Siegel, J. D. ; Weinstein, R. A. ; Sohn, A. H. ; Sinkowitz-Cochran, R. L. ; Jarvis, W. R. / Reality check : How should we control antimicrobial use? Current practices and controversies. In: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2000 ; Vol. 21, No. 12. pp. 792-795.
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