Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (APSS)

Antimicrobial Stewardship
21C Antimicrobial Stewardship

Executive Summary

The Problem Antimicrobial resistance contributes to 2.8 million infections and 35,000 deaths each year in the US alone (CDC, 2019). The inappropriate administration of antimicrobials not only compromises the benefit of essential pharmacologic therapies, but also increases susceptibility to the spread of multidrug resistant organisms (Moody et al., 2012). Coordination across

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