Contribution of facility level factors to variation in antibiotic use in long-term care facilities: a national cohort study

13 February 2021: Registry of Senior Australians and investigators on the GRACE study identify considerable facility level variation in systemic antibiotic use...

13 February 2021: Registry of Senior Australians and investigators on the GRACE study identify considerable facility level variation in systemic antibiotic use across Australian long-term care facilities (LTCFs). Identification of facility characteristics associated with antibiotic use provides a basis for targeted stewardship initiatives.

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