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Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Prevention—Leveraging the Synergy: A Position Paper Update

  • Mary Lou Manning (a1), Edward J. Septimus (a2), Elizabeth S. Dodds Ashley (a3), Sara E. Cosgrove (a4), Mohamad G. Fakih (a5), Steve J. Schweon (a6), Frank E. Myers (a7) and Julia A. Moody (a8)...


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Address correspondence to Mary Lou Manning, PhD, CRNP, CIC, FSHEA, FAPIC, Thomas Jefferson University College of Nursing, 901 Walnut St, Rm 814, Philadelphia, PA 19107 (


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