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Exploring the Role of the Bedside Nurse in Antimicrobial Stewardship: Survey Results From Five Acute-Care Hospitals

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  31 January 2018

William G. Greendyke*
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York Department of Infection Prevention and Control, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York
Eileen J. Carter
Affiliation:
Columbia University School of Nursing, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York Department of Nursing, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York
Elizabeth Salsgiver
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York
Daniel Bernstein
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York
Matthew S. Simon
Affiliation:
Department of Infection Prevention and Control, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York
Lisa Saiman
Affiliation:
Department of Infection Prevention and Control, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York.
David P. Calfee
Affiliation:
Department of Infection Prevention and Control, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York
E. Yoko Furuya
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York Department of Infection Prevention and Control, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York
*
Address correspondence to William G. Greendyke, Division of Infectious Diseases, Columbia University Medical Center, 630 W 168th St, Box 82, New York, NY 10032 (wgg2104@cumc.columbia.edu).

Abstract

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© 2018 by The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. All rights reserved 

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Footnotes

PREVIOUS PRESENTATION. An abstract summarizing the results of this study was presented as a poster at IDWeek 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana, on October 28, 2016, poster #965.

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