No continuar con antibióticos más de 24-48 horas en pacientes hospitalizados, a menos que haya evidencia clara de infección.

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Core elements of hospital antibiotic stewardship programs. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website:http://www.cdc.gov/getsmart/healthcare/implementation/core-elements.htm.

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