The continuation of proper care once a patient with sepsis is discharged from the hospital is critical in reducing the risk of rehospitalization and mortality. Stephanie Parks Taylor, MD, answers our questions about her research on the quantification of post-sepsis care delivery and the need for more-widespread adoption of the recommended care elements.
The goal of the writing panel was to assist clinicians in all areas of medicine in selecting appropriate antibiotic therapies for common pathogens in an effort to combat antimicrobial resistance.
Researchers from the CDC’s Office of Antibiotic Stewardship have determined that outpatient antibiotic prescription rates in the United States have decreased in recent years. In this Q&A, the Office provides insight into the findings and what the findings mean for the future of antibiotic prescribing practices.
Antibiotic resistance is a major threat to global health, so researchers investigated pediatric antibiotic prescribing practices in 8 low- and middle-income countries. Here are their results.