Considerable variability in antibiotic use among US children’s hospitals in 2017–2018

  16 March 2020

On any given day in a national network of children’s hospitals, more than one-third of hospitalized children received an antibiotic, and 1 in 8 received a broad-spectrum antibiotic. Variation across hospitals, setting and regions identifies potential opportunities for enhanced antibiotic stewardship activities.

Author(s): Hannah G. Griffith, Keerti Dantuluri, Cary Thurm, Derek J. Williams, Ritu Banerjee, Leigh M. Howard and Carlos G. Grijalva
Effective Surveillance   Healthy Patients   Kids and Carers  


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