Christian Sandrock, MD, MPH, FCCP, discusses the barriers to establish a successful protocol for outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy in hospital systems where one does not currently exist, and provides an outlook on the future of long-acting lipoglycopeptides in the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections.
Big advances in treatment can't make up for an inability to stop new infections, which number 5,000 per day worldwide.
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