News & Perspective

Feb 15, 2019

Feb 15, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 15, 2019

Electronic stewardship intervention
Antibiotic resistance and UTI risk
C diff testing in children

Feb 14, 2019

Feb 14, 2019
Chlorhexidine mouthwash

Study: At-home decolonization cuts MRSA, other infections

Six months of decolonization lowered MRSA rates 30% and any type of infection 17%.

Feb 14, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 14, 2019

Postgrad stewardship support
Global antibiotic use in animals

Feb 13, 2019

Feb 13, 2019
Patient discharged from hospital

Fluoroquinolone stewardship may end at hospital door

Stewardship programs were tied to lower fluoroquinolone prescribing, but some prescribing appeared to shift to after hospital discharge.

Feb 13, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 13, 2019

Dental antibiotic stewardship
Antibiotics and pandemic planning

Feb 12, 2019

Feb 12, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 12, 2019

Staph bacteremia and hospital readmission
Hospital ASP cost savings
UK, African hospitals partner on stewardship

Feb 11, 2019

Feb 11, 2019

New estimates aim to define the true burden of superbug infections

Researchers are trying to establish how many deaths can be attributed to antibiotic resistance.

Feb 11, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 11, 2019

Drug-resistant Brucellosis
MDRO's in nursing homes, acute care

Feb 08, 2019

Feb 08, 2019
Pneumonia xray

Omadacycline trials show efficacy for pneumonia, skin infections

The new drug is a 'modernized' version of tetracycline, designed to address antibiotic resistance, but its clinical role isn't yet clear.

Feb 08, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 08, 2019

Inadequate TB drug-susceptibility testing
New UK guidance on antibiotics for acute cough

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