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 Club - Dassner 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 Club - Yu 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)