Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Less is More: Improving Antimicrobial Stewardship for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria|
Barbara W. Trautner
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||Health Services R&D
|| February 2018 -
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Project Background/Rationale: Antimicrobial stewardship as a means to combat the spread of antibiotic- resistant bacteria has become a national priority, both within and outside the VHA. This IIR project focuses on improving Veteran safety by reducing inappropriate use of antimicrobials for asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB), a very common condition that leads to antimicrobial overuse in acute and long-term care. We conducted a successful intervention to decrease guideline-discordant ordering of uri...
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