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Driving antimicrobial use improvement: attitudes of providers of adult hospital care on optimal attribution and feedback

  • Tara H. Lines (a1), Whitney J. Nesbitt (a1) and George E. Nelson (a2)

Understanding provider perceptions of antimicrobial use (AU) feedback is important for optimal implementation. A survey addressing AU attribution scenarios, feedback methods, and implementation barriers was distributed to inpatient providers. As AU scenarios became more complex, disagreement regarding AU attribution arose. All providers were highly concerned about barriers to AU reporting.

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Author for correspondence: Tara H. Lines, Department of Pharmacy, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1211 Medical Center Dr., VUH B-131, Nashville, TN 37232. E-mail:,
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Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
  • ISSN: 0899-823X
  • EISSN: 1559-6834
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