AHRQ publishes guide to promote antibiotic stewardship in nursing homes

The U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) published a Nursing Home Antimicrobial Stewardship Guide. The guide addresses challenges in creating and implementing antibiotic stewardship programs (ASPs) in nursing homes and provides toolkits to help nursing homes optimize their use of antibiotics. The guide also includes a toolkit to educate and engage residents and family members. Read more about the guide.