Antimicrobial stewardship

A/Professor Owen Robinson1,2,3,4 1Royal Perth Hospital 2Fiona Stanley Hospital 3PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA 4Antimicrobial Resistance and Infectious Diseases Research Laboratory, School of Veterinary and Life Sciences Murdoch University Over the past 60 years, antibiotics have revolutionised medicine and together with...
  • September 30, 2019
Read More
Mrs Helen Willing1 , Emmajane O’Donoghue2 1Norwest Private Hospital, Healthscope., Bellavista, Australia 2HICMR Pty Ltd   Introduction: Antimicrobial stewardship is a challenging area in which to bring about improvement. Results of audits need to be communicated to the prescriber but, who...
  • August 5, 2019
Read More
Mr Christian Magnus Thaulow1, Dr Dag Berild2, Dr Hege Salvesen Blix4, Dr Beate Horsberg Eriksen3 1Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway, 2University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway, 3Møre and Romsdal Hospital Trust, Ålesund Hospital, Ålesund, Norway, 4Norwegian Institue of Public Health, Oslo,...
  • August 5, 2019
Read More
Dr Stephane Bouchoucha1, Professor Nikki Phillips1, Ms Mataya Kilpatrick1, Associate Professor Ana Hutchinson1,2 1Deakin University, Geelong, Australia, 2Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research – Epworth HealthCare Partnership, Richmond, Australia Background: As Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) is a relatively new area...
  • August 5, 2019
Read More
Dr  Kathryn Daveson1, Ms Alexandra Marmor1 1The Canberra Hospital, Garran, Australia Background: Surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis (SAP) is a focus for quality improvement for Australian healthcare.  Available tools for SAP surveillance include the labour-intensive Surgical National Antimicrobial Prescribing Survey (SNAPS).  Most...
  • August 5, 2019
Read More
Mrs Mahsa Tantiongco1,2, Dr Pascale Dettwiller1 1SA Pharmacy, Port Lincoln, Australia, 2University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia Introduction: There are many well-evidenced barriers to effective establishment of Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) Programs in rural and remote hospitals. Pharmacist involvement in AMS...
  • July 30, 2019
Read More
Jennifer Broom1 1Sunshine Coast University Hospital, 6 Doherty Street, Birtinya, QLD 4575   The optimisation of antimicrobial use is critical in the global efforts to slow the development of antimicrobial resistance. And yet overuse persists both in Australia and internationally,...
  • October 8, 2018
Read More
L.Dowson 1, C. Marshall 2, N. D. Friedman 3, K. Buising 4, R. L. Stuart 5, D. C. M. Kong 6 1 National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship at The Peter Doherty Institute for Infections and Immunity; Centre for Medicine Use...
  • August 10, 2018
Read More
Mrs Helen Truscott1 1Mater Health Brisbane, Brisbane, Australia   Introduction: Antimicrobial Resistance is described by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) (2015), as the process whereby a microorganism (i.e. bacteria) develops resistance to an antimicrobial drug (i.e. an...
  • July 5, 2018
Read More
Ms Fiona Wilson1, Dr Tara Anderson1 1Public Health Services, Department Of Health And Human Services, Tasmania, Hobart, Australia   Introduction: The Tasmanian Infection Prevention and Control (TIPCU) conducted a pilot of antimicrobial use surveillance in three rural hospitals in 2014....
  • July 5, 2018
Read More
Recent Comments
    Categories