Take the Lead in Promoting Outpatient Antimicrobial Stewardship
Antimicrobial stewardship will be in the spotlight...as cold and flu season ramps up.
You're key to this effort, since about 23 million antibiotic prescriptions are written each year. This equates to about 1.6% of Canadians on an antibiotic on any given day.
But it can feel like an uphill battle...with patients seeking an instant cure, time constraints, challenges contacting prescribers, etc.