News & Perspective

Sep 11, 2018

Sep 11, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 11, 2018

Antibiotics and cough
Piperacillin-tazobactam trial results
Double antibiotic for pneumonia
C diff in food animals

Aug 29, 2018

Aug 29, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 29, 2018

UK FMT C diff guidelines
Pharmacist-led stewardship
Typhoid vaccine as stewardship tool

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.

Mar 02, 2018

Mar 02, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Mar 02, 2018

Resident prescribing savvy
Monitoring animal antibiotics
C diff treatment failure predictors

Nov 22, 2017

Nov 22, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 22, 2017

C diff and stewardship
Clinical decision support
EMR protocol and C diff rates

Nov 17, 2017

Nov 17, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 17, 2017

Primary care stewardship
No-touch superbug disinfection
Surgical antimicrobial prescribing

Jul 18, 2017

Jul 18, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 18, 2017

Antibiotic Rx in England
Fecal transplant effect on UTIs

Apr 24, 2017

Apr 24, 2017
Clostridium difficile in petri dish

European studies note high impact, spread of C difficile

Within 2 months of admission, 29% of C diff patients died, compared with 14% of the control group.

Jan 25, 2017

Jan 25, 2017
Pills on hospital tray

Study finds reduced antibiotic use could cut C diff

Though a UK C diff spike was thought to be caused by dirty hospital rooms, that theory proved unlikely.

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