A Global Declaration on Appropriate Use of Antimicrobial Agents across the Surgical Pathway

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Surgical Infections, 2017, 18 (8), pp. 846 - 853
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© Copyright 2017, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. This declaration, signed by an interdisciplinary task force of 234 experts from 83 different countries with different backgrounds, highlights the threat posed by antimicrobial resistance and the need for appropriate use of antibiotic agents and antifungal agents in hospitals worldwide especially focusing on surgical infections. As such, it is our intent to raise awareness among healthcare workers and improve antimicrobial prescribing. To facilitate its dissemination, the declaration was translated in different languages.
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