A healthcare worker and patient-informed approach to oral antibiotic decision making during the hospital-to-home transition

  23 January 2021

In a qualitative study of healthcare workers and patients discharged on oral antibiotics, we identified 5 barriers to antibiotic decision making at hospital discharge: clinician perceptions of patient expectations, diagnostic uncertainty, attending physician–led versus multidisciplinary team culture, not accounting for total antibiotic duration, and need for discharge prior to complete data.

Author(s): Sima L. Sharara , Alicia I. Arbaje , Sara E. Cosgrove , Ayse P. Gurses , Kathryn Dzintars , Nicholas Ladikos , S. Sonia Qasba and Sara C. Keller [Opens in a new window]
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