News & Perspective

Feb 22, 2019

Feb 22, 2019
Urine test

Hospital intervention cuts unneeded UTI tests

Altering electronic ordering for urinary tract infection tests was associated with a 45% reduction in urine cultures.

Feb 21, 2019

Feb 21, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 21, 2019

XDR gonorrhea clone
New metallo-beta-lactamase
Fast track for pneumonia antibiotic

Feb 20, 2019

Feb 20, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 20, 2019

Nursing home UTI stewardship
Triclosan-induced antibiotic tolerance
Staph clindamycin resistance

Feb 18, 2019

Feb 18, 2019
Baby with fever

Model derived to rule out bacteria in feverish infants

A protocol involving urinalysis, absolute neutrophil count, and procalcitonin levels showed 97.7% sensitivity and 60.0% specificity.

Feb 18, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Feb 18, 2019

Resistant bacteria in farm soil
Geographic MRSA risks
Readmission after C diff

Feb 15, 2019

Feb 15, 2019

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Feb 15, 2019

Electronic stewardship intervention
Antibiotic resistance and UTI risk
C diff testing in children
Postgrad stewardship support
Global antibiotic use in animals
Dental antibiotic stewardship
Antibiotics and pandemic planning
Staph bacteremia and hospital readmission
Hospital ASP cost savings
UK, African hospitals partner on stewardship
Drug-resistant Brucellosis
MDROs in nursing homes, acute care
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 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

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