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Controlling multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacilli in your hospital: a transformational journey

  • L.S. Munoz-Price
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    Institute for Health and Society and Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
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Published:February 20, 2015DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2015.02.006

      Summary

      During the past two decades, the world has experienced a proliferation of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative organisms. This paper is an account of the author's personal experience of implementing a bundle of interventions aimed at controlling carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii, and of the cultural transformation that was required for effective control.

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