News & Perspective

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

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jun 25, 2018

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

Nov 17, 2017

Nov 17, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 17, 2017

Primary care stewardship
No-touch superbug disinfection
Surgical antimicrobial prescribing

Aug 24, 2017

Aug 24, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 24, 2017

Severe C diff and fecal transplant
Gonorrhea resistance trends
MRSA, VRE contact precautions

Jul 07, 2017

Jul 07, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jul 07, 2017

Costs of MRSA in Norway
C diff in sandboxes

Jun 19, 2017

Jun 19, 2017
Antibiotic stewardship

Review ties stewardship to sharp drop in resistant bacteria

The study appears to be the first to measure colonization incidence or infections as a primary outcome.

Jan 17, 2017

Jan 17, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 17, 2017

UV light against superbugs
Antibiotic resistance in refugees

Dec 22, 2016

Dec 22, 2016

News Scan for Dec 22, 2016

Hospital penalties for resistant bugs
Bacterial vs viral infections
Cholera in Yemen

Dec 09, 2016

Dec 09, 2016

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Dec 09, 2016

Stewardship metrics
Effective antibiotic stewardship
Chlorhexidine against MRSA

Nov 16, 2016

Nov 16, 2016

Antimicrobial Resistance Scan for Nov 16, 2016

C diff contact precautions
Staph aureus in hog workers
Surgeons and stewardship

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