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Survey of Antimicrobial Stewardship Practices in Nebraska Long-Term Care Facilities

  • Trevor Van Schooneveld (a1), Hannah Miller (a1), Harlan Sayles (a2), Kristin Watkins (a3) and Philip W. Smith (a1)...
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984031 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198-4031 (tvanscho@unmc.edu)
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