Antimicrobial prescribing for hospital-acquired pneumonia

Tim Felton, Dan Wootton

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Abstract

The impact of hospital-acquired pneumonia and the pressure to reduce unnecessary antibiotic prescribing has lead to the publication of prescribing guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. This editorial gives an overview of the guidelines and emphasises the need for more high-quality evidence to inform decision making in this group of patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalBritish journal of hospital medicine (London, England : 2005)
Volume81
Issue number1
Early online date31 Jan 2020
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2020

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