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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Listen to an ID specialist explains why de-escalation of antibiotics isn't a simple proposition
Infectious disease specialist and former hospitalist Leland Allen, MD, discusses the de-escalation of antibiotics and why that might not always be...