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Are there safeguards against the overuse of antibiotics in hospitals?

Lisa Dumkow, PharmD
Pharmacy Specialist

There are safeguards against the overuse of antibiotics in hospitals. As of 2017, all hospitals are now required to have antimicrobial resistance teams to monitor and reduce antimicrobial usage.

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