Reducing pediatric use of antibiotics may lower costs, shorten treatment

09/16/2013 |

The implementation of an antibiotic stewardship program in hospitals was associated with reduced treatment duration, cost and incidence of antibiotic resistance among pediatric patients, a report showed. The number of days required for treating inpatients with bacterial infections declined an average of one to two days, and the average cost per episode fell from $690 to $460. The findings were presented at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.

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