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Dec 30, 2016

Dec 30, 2016

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Dec 30, 2016

Cutting antibiotics for pneumonia
Antibiotic-free chicken
Abx prescription feedback
Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella
Copper oxide and HAIs
Dec 30, 2016

News Scan for Dec 30, 2016

US flu picks up
Cutting antibiotics for pneumonia

Dec 29, 2016

Dec 29, 2016

News Scan for Dec 29, 2016

Saudi MERS cases
H7N9 in China, Hong Kong
Salmonella Oslo outbreak
Antibiotic-free chicken
Cholera in Yemen

Dec 22, 2016

Dec 22, 2016
Baby ear

Study: Shorter treatment isn't better for infant ear infections

The shortened treatment didn't just come with clinical drawbacks. It also didn't improve antibiotic resistance rates.

Dec 16, 2016

Dec 16, 2016

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Dec 16, 2016

Community-associated CRE
Antibiotic de-escalation
Multidrug-resistant strep
Multiple KPE in 1 patient
Carbapenem-resistant A baumannii
Fewer hospital-acquired infections
Proton-pump inhibitors and ESBL-E
HAI communications toolkit
AMR and the sea
Colistin-resistant Klebsiella
Dec 16, 2016

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 16, 2016

Community-associated CRE
Antibiotic de-escalation
Multidrug-resistant strep

Dec 15, 2016

Dec 15, 2016
Salmonella

CDC: Resistant Salmonella causes 6,200 illnesses a year

If 1 in every 29 cases go undetected, that could put the annual rate as high as 180,000 cases.

Dec 13, 2016

Dec 13, 2016

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 13, 2016

HAI communications toolkit
AMR and the sea

Dec 09, 2016

Dec 09, 2016
Medical team consult

Hospitals differ in stewardship approach but use core principles

Some hospitals have more established programs and deeper resources, but a focus on key elements is common.

Dec 09, 2016

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 09, 2016

Stewardship metrics
Effective antibiotic stewardship
Chlorhexidine against MRSA

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