Implementing a strategy for monitoring inpatient antimicrobial use among hospitals in the United States.
Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Feb;58(3):401-6
Authors: Fridkin SK, Srinivasan A
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is pursuing 3 distinct, complementary efforts focused on providing data for action, including facility-level use metrics for benchmarking across comparable patient care settings, national estimates of usage patterns using sentinel surveillance sites, and limited assessments using proprietary data.
PMID: 24162744 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]