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Inappropriate antibiotic surgical prophylaxis in pediatric patients: A national point-prevalence study

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  04 March 2020

Brian R. Lee*
Affiliation:
Division of Health Services and Outcomes Research, Department of Pediatrics, Children’s Mercy Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri
Alison C. Tribble
Affiliation:
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Jeffrey S. Gerber
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Adam L. Hersh
Affiliation:
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Matthew P. Kronman
Affiliation:
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Jason G. Newland
Affiliation:
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri
*
Author for correspondence: Brian R. Lee, E-mail: blee@cmh.edu

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SHARPS Collaborative authors: Holly Maples, Hoang Huynh, Kanokporn Mongkolrattanothai, Hayden Schwenk, Betty P. Lee, Fouzia Naeem, Brenik Kuzmic, Amanda Hurst, Sarah Parker, Jennifer Girotto, Nicholas Bennett, Rana F. Hamdy, Benjamin M Hammer, Shannon Chan, Katie Namtu, David Berman, Preeti Jaggi, AJ Fernandez, Craig Shapiro, Margaret Heger, George Johnson, Sameer J Patel, Leslie Stach, Tony Scardina, Kristen Nichols, John Manaloor, Kelly Flett, Sarah Jones, Rosemary Olivero, Sara Ogrin, Terri L. Stilwell, Jennifer Goldman, Karisma Patel, Diana Yu, Miranda Nelson, David Rosen, Andrea Green, Jennifer Zweiner, Joshua Courter, David Haslam, Saul R Hymes, Preeti Jaggi, Jessica Tansmore, Talene Metjian, Kelly Lee, Sandra Arnold, Luis Castagnini, Sarah Kubes, Marc Mazade, Michelle Crawford, Kathryn Merkel, Marisol Fernandez, Michael Chang, Hillary Orr, Adam Hersh, Jared Olsen, Scott Weissman, Adam Brothers, Ritu Banerjee, Jessica Gillon, Sheryl Henderson, Erin McCreary, and Elizabeth Lloyd.

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