Pediatric antimicrobial stewardship practices at discharge: A national survey.

TitlePediatric antimicrobial stewardship practices at discharge: A national survey.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2021
AuthorsWang ME, Felder K, Newland JG, Hersh AL, Rajapakse NS, Willis ZI, Banerjee R, Gerber JS, Schwenk HT, Vaz LE
JournalInfect Control Hosp Epidemiol
Pagination1-3
Date Published2021 Jul 16
ISSN1559-6834
Abstract

We surveyed pediatric antimicrobial stewardship program (ASP) site leaders within the Sharing Antimicrobial Reports for Pediatric Stewardship collaborative regarding discharge stewardship practices. Among 67 sites, 13 (19%) reported ASP review of discharge antimicrobial prescriptions. These findings highlight discharge stewardship as a potential opportunity for improvement during the hospital-to-home transition.

DOI10.1017/ice.2021.283
Alternate JournalInfect Control Hosp Epidemiol
PubMed ID34269167