The handbook is not a substitute for clinical judgment and is intended as an education guide. Content reflects current national guidelines, as well as practice at VUMC and the Nashville VA. The handbook is not intended to replace more comprehensive references or guides. 

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Please note that a majority of the ID section of this handbook was drawn from guidance drafted by the ID Fellows, and published online at the Vanderbilt antimicrobial Stewardship Program (VASP). Website (also google “Vanderbilt VASP”): https://ww2.mc.vanderbilt.edu/vasp/