- •Residents of nursing homes (NH) described unmet antibiotic informational needs.
- •A subset of residents described seeking antibiotics from prescribers in the NH.
- •Residents may influence antibiotic treatment decisions in the NH setting.
- •Residents should be engaged in efforts to improve antibiotic prescribing in NHs.
Purchase one-time access:Academic & Personal: 24 hour online accessCorporate R&D Professionals: 24 hour online access
One-time access price info
- For academic or personal research use, select 'Academic and Personal'
- For corporate R&D use, select 'Corporate R&D Professionals'
Subscribe:Subscribe to American Journal of Infection Control
Centers for Disease Control. Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States.Atlanta, Georgia,: Centers for Disease Control 2013.
- Variability in Antibiotic Use Across Nursing Homes and the Risk of Antibiotic-Related Adverse Outcomes for Individual Residents.JAMA Intern Med. 2015; 175: 1331-1339
- Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Reform of Requirements for LongTerm Care Facilities.in: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) H Vol 42 CFR Parts 405, 431, 447, 482, 483, 485, 488, and 489. Department of Health and Human Services, 2016
- Characteristics of nursing homes with comprehensive antibiotic stewardship programs: Results of a national survey.Am J Infect Control. 2020; 48: 13-18
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Fact Sheets for Residents and Families on Antibiotic Stewardship. Core Elements of Antibiotic Stewardship for Nursing Homes Web site. https://www.cdc.gov/longtermcare/prevention/antibiotic-stewardship.html#anchor_1591381225. Updated Jun 11, 2020. Accessed.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Improving Teamwork and Communication. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. https://www.ahrq.gov/antibiotic-use/long-term-care/safety/teamwork.html. Published 2021. Accessed August 2, 2021.
- Person-centered care for nursing home residents: the culture-change movement. Health Aff (Millwood). 2010; 29: 312-317
- Transforming nursing home culture: evidence for practice and policy.Gerontologist. 2014; 54: S1-S5
- Nurse and Medical Provider Perspectives on Antibiotic Stewardship in Nursing Homes.J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017; 65: 165-171
- Employing a Qualitative Description Approach in Health Care Research.Glob Qual Nurs Res. 2017; 42333393617742282
- Whatever happened to qualitative description?.Res Nurs Health. 2000; 23: 334-340
- Interviews: Learning the craft of qualitative research interviewing.Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, Calif2009
- Three Approaches to Qualitative Content Analysis.Qualitative Health Research. 2005; 15: 1277-1288
- Codebook Development for Team-Based Qualitative Analysis.CAM Journal. 1998; 10: 31-36
- Criteria for assessing the trustworthiness of naturalistic inquiries.ECTJ. 1981; 29: 75-91
- Saturation in qualitative research: exploring its conceptualization and operationalization.Qual Quant. 2018; 52: 1893-1907
- Stability of preferences for treatment among nursing home residents.Gerontologist. 1998; 38: 217-223
- Perceptions of Antibiotic Therapy Among Nursing Home Residents: Perspectives of Caregivers and Residents in a Mixed Exploratory Study.Antibiotics (Basel). 2019; 8: 66
- Effectiveness of interventions targeting antibiotic use in long-term aged care facilities: a systematic review and meta-analysis.BMJ Open. 2020; 10e028494
- Resident and family engagement in medication management in aged care facilities: a systematic review.Expert Opinion on Drug Safety. 2021; 20: 1391-1409
Publication stageIn Press Journal Pre-Proof
Disclosures: Study findings were presented at IDWeek 2020 (virtual conference) and appear as an abstract in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.
Funding: This study was funded by the National Institute of Nursing Research (PIs: Stone, Shang; 5P20NR018072).