Heather Cox

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Broad-spectrum antibiotics

What is the impact of broad-spectrum antibiotics in the prevention and control of health care-associated infections? Broad-spectrum antibiotics are invaluable in the control of modern healthcare-associated infections (HAIs); however, limiting their overuse represents an equally important means of preventing HAIs that are increasingly caused by multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs). Accordingly, The Joint Commission has continued to…

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