Antimicrobial Stewardship
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Organisational and professional ways to get the most out of antibiotics
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HPA - Primary Care Guidance on Antimicrobials

Guidelines for primary care (including diagnosis - quick reference guides) for infection control, chlamydia, diarrhoea, heliobacter pylori, MRSA, UTI, vaginal discharge, venous leg ulcers.
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High Impact Interventions | HCAI

High Impact Interventions | HCAI | Antimicrobial Stewardship | Scoop.it
The HIIs are an evidence-based approach that relate to key clinical procedures or care processes that can reduce the risk of infection if performed appropriately.


A high impact intervention for antimicrobial prescribing was launched in 2010. However, concerns from antibiotic pharmacists led to it being withdrawn for revision.
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Antimicrobial stewardship: an evidence-based, antimicrobial self-assessment toolkit (ASAT) for acute hospitals

Antimicrobial stewardship: an evidence-based, antimicrobial self-assessment toolkit (ASAT) for acute hospitals | Antimicrobial Stewardship | Scoop.it
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Antimicrobial stewardship programs in community hospitals: the ...

By controlling and changing how antimicrobial agents are selected and administered, antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASPs) aim to prevent or slow the emergence of antimicrobial resistance; optimize the selection, ...
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Winning ways: working together to reduce healthcare associated infection in England : Department of Health - Publications

Winning ways: working together to reduce healthcare associated infection in England : Department of Health - Publications | Antimicrobial Stewardship | Scoop.it
This report sets out for the local NHS a clear direction on the action necessary to reduce the relatively high levels of certain healthcare associated infections and to curb the proliferation of antibiotic resistant organisms.
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