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Improving antibiotic prescribing for community-acquired pneumonia in a provincial hospital in Northern Vietnam

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Objectives
To test the effectiveness of a quality improvement programme to promote adherence to national quality standards (QS) for patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), exploring the factors that hindered improvements in clinical practice.
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An improvement bundle aligned to the QS was deployed using plan-do-study-act methodology in a 600 bed hospital in northern Vietnam from July 2018 to April 2019. Proposed ca... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/jacamr/dlab040

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ORCID:
0000-0002-3435-1402
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
JAC-Antimicrobial Resistance More from this journal
Volume:
3
Issue:
2
Article number:
dlab040
Publication date:
2021-05-16
Acceptance date:
2021-03-05
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EISSN:
2632-1823
Pmid:
34046595

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