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antibiotics, antimicrobial-resistant infections, healthcare-associated infections



  1. Nealy, Kimberly L. PharmD, BCPS
  2. McCarty, Delilah J. PharmD, BCACP, CPP, CDE
  3. Woods, J. Andrew PharmD, BCPS


Abstract: The purpose of this article is to provide practitioners with therapeutic considerations for infections caused by drug-resistant organisms in the acute care setting. Proper identification of organisms and appropriate use of antibiotics are imperative strategies to help reduce the development and spread of antimicrobial resistance.