Articles in "antibiotic stewardship"

Antimicrobial Stewardship Recommends Shorter Duration of Antibiotics for Community-Acquired Pneumonia and Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia

by Joseph Esherick, M.D., FAAFP, FHM

Many physicians prescribe antibiotics for a much longer duration than guideline recommendations to treat community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and healthcare-associated pneumonia (HCAP).

MRSA antibiotics are overprescribed in patients hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia

by Joseph Esherick, M.D., FAAFP, FHM

Empiric antibiotics that cover methicillin-resistant staph aureus (MRSA) are overprescribed for adults admitted to the hospital for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP).