Infection prevention and control and antibiotic stewardship practices in pediatric long-term care facilities.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Nov 19;:1-4
Authors: Johnson CL, Hill-Ricciuti A, Grohs E, Saiman L
Pediatric long-term care facilities were surveyed to assess infection control and antimicrobial stewardship practices. Policies mandated by the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) were included. Only 40% of sites reported implementing >90% of surveyed CMS policies. The survey also identified several gaps in non-CMS-mandated policies.
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