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The development of an inpatient antimicrobial stewardship program (ASP) in an integrated healthcare system is described.
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Name: American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
The stages of development of a health system-wide antimicrobial stewardship program (ASP) using existing personnel and technology are described.
Antimicrobial stewardship programs have focused on reducing inappropriate inpatient antimicrobial prescribing, but several small studies have found a large portion of antimicrobial exposure occurs imm...
To evaluate the participation and the barriers to hospital pharmacists' participation in antimicrobial stewardship program (ASP) in Nigerian tertiary hospitals.
Overutilization of antimicrobials is a known contributor to the development of antimicrobial resistance, which is a threat to global health. The goal of antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASPs) is to...
The majority of antimicrobial stewardship programmes focus on prescribing in adult populations; however, there is a recognized need for targeted paediatric antimicrobial stewardship to improve the qua...
Antimicrobial stewardship program (ASP) is recommended to improve appropriate antimicrobial use, reduce bacterial resistance, unnecessary drug costs and enhance patient health outcomes. Tw...
Antimicrobial resistance is one of the greatest threats to human health, and is driven by inappropriate antimicrobial use. Antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASPs) improve the use of anti...
Acute appendicitis is a common surgical emergency in children. Non-perforated appendicitis patients do not require antibiotics after appendectomy. Although guidelines and recommendations e...
Antibiotic Stewardship Programs (ASPs) help clinicians improve the quality of patient care and improve patient safety through increased infection cure rates, reduced treatment failures; ho...
The study will explore the impact of a nurse-led bundled antimicrobial stewardship intervention on the appropriateness of antimicrobial use in residential aged care facilities. The interve...
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Programs and guidelines for selecting optimal ANTI-INFECTIVE AGENTS regimens in an effort to maintain antibiotic efficacy, reduce CROSS INFECTION related to ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE while managing satisfactory clinical and economic outcomes.
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