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Antibiotic Stewardship Program Guidelines Published

The Clinical Infectious Disease journal has published guidelines for implementing an antibiotic stewardship program, authored by the Infectious Disease Association of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. Developed by a multidisciplinary expert panel including clinicians and investigators representing internal medicine, emergency medicine, microbiology, critical care, surgery, epidemiology, pharmacy, and adult and pediatric infectious diseases specialties, the guidelines address the best approaches for antibiotic stewardship programs to influence the optimal use of antibiotics.