Facility-Level Correlates of Antimicrobial Use in Nursing Homes Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • AbstractWe assessed the contribution of facility-Ievel variables to antimicrobial use in a cohort of 50 nursing homes and found that antimicrobial use was significantly correlated with the percentage of nursing home residents with feeding tubes, the number of healthcare aides, and the country of origin of the facility.

publication date

  • February 2004