Clinician’s Brief: Top 5 Antimicrobial Stewardship Practices

by | Mar 3, 2022 | Veterinary Diagnostics

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Article written by: J. Scott Weese, DVM, DVSc, DACVIM, FCAHS, Ontario Veterinary College, Ontario, Canada

antimicrobial stewardship

Antimicrobial stewardship is a multifaceted approach to responsible antimicrobial use that optimizes clinical outcome, minimize adverse effects, and address the emerging threat of antimicrobial resistance while maintaining good patient care. There are many practical antimicrobial stewardship components that can be used in the clinic.

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