News & Perspective

Jul 17, 2018

Jul 17, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 17, 2018

C diff treatment comparison
Antifungal stewardship
Funds for resistant UTI

Jun 28, 2018

Jun 28, 2018
antibiotic packets

Penicillin-allergic patients may run bigger risk of MRSA, C diff

Patients incorrectly labeled as allergic to penicillin are more likely to receive broad-spectrum antibiotics, a practice that promotes resistance.

Jun 25, 2018

Jun 25, 2018
Clostridium difficile bacteria

Significant C diff reduction noted in Canadian hospitals

Healthcare-related CDI fell from 5.9 to 4.3 per 10,000 patient-days, a 27% reduction.

Jun 25, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 25, 2018

Letter-based antibiotic prescribing intervention
CMS proposes less hospital infection reporting

Jun 05, 2018

Jun 05, 2018
Empty hospital room

UV-light cleaning shown to cut superbugs hospital-wide

Adding ultraviolet light to standard room cleaning modestly decreases hospital-wide superbugs.

Jun 04, 2018

Jun 04, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 04, 2018

Antibiotic alternative for acne
Fecal transplant for primary C diff

May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 23, 2018

NDM plus MCR-1 in E coli
C diff and sharps containers

Apr 26, 2018

Apr 26, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 26, 2018

Mass distribution of azithromycin
Probiotics and CDI
New CARB-X funding

Apr 12, 2018

Apr 12, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 12, 2018

Overreporting C difficile
MCR-1 in travelers
Drivers of irrational antibiotic use

Apr 04, 2018

Apr 04, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 04, 2018

Defensive prescribing
C diff drop with diagnostic stewardship
AMR levels in Cambodian kids

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