Journal Club

CIDRAP ASP Journal Club articles
A review of current scientific journal articles for on-line community discussion. 

March 2018 Journal Club Alvarez-Uria G, Gandra S, Mandal S, et al. Global forecast of antimicrobial resistance of Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in invasive isolates. Int J Infect Dis 2018 (published online Feb 2) and Foolad F, Huang AM, Nguyen CT, et al. A multicentre stewardship initiative to decrease excessive duration of antibiotic therapy for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia. J Antimicrob Chemother 2018 (published online Feb 16)

January 2018 Journal Club O’Leary EN, van Santen KL, Webb AK, et al. Uptake of antibiotic stewardship programs in U.S. acute care hospitals: findings from the 2015 National Healthcare Safety Network Annual Hospital Survey. Clin Infect Dis 2017 Oct;65(10):1748-50

June 2017 Journal Club Wenzler E, Wang F, Goff DA, et al. An automated, pharmacist-driven initiative improves quality of care for Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. Clin Infect Dis 2017 (published online Apr 4)

March 2017 Journal ClubDassner AM, Nicolau DP, Girotto JE. Management of pneumonia in the pediatric critical care unit: an area for antimicrobial stewardship. Curr Pediatr Rev 2016 (published online Dec 4)

January 2017 Journal Club Hersh AL, Fleming-Dutra KE, Shapiro DJ, et al. Frequency of first-line antibiotic selection among US ambulatory care visits for otitis media, sinusitis, and pharyngitis. JAMA Intern Med 2016 (published online Oct 24)

October 2016 Journal ClubYu D, Stach L, Newland JG, et al. Integrating a rapid diagnostic test and antimicrobial stewardship: optimizing discharge antibiotics in skin and soft tissue infections. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2016 (published online Sep 19)


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