antibiotic stewardship programs

Are Antibiotic Stewardship Programs Worth It?
Are Antibiotic Stewardship Programs Worth It?There's been a lot of talk about these programs, so just what are they accomplishing?
What Makes a Successful Antibiotic Stewardship Program?By understanding factors associated with successful ASPs, we can determine how best to support hospitals in developing good stewardship practices.
CMS proposal to address antibiotic resistance: Key takeawaysTo participate in Medicare and Medicaid, hospital and critical access hospitals (CAHs) would need to meet new criteria.
ASPs vs. microbial resistance: Pharmacists lead the chargeThe Pew Charitable Trusts took a look at antibiotic stewardship programs in 10 U.S. health systems. Here's the result.
Antibiotic stewardship programs: 4 case studiesAll antibiotic use has the potential to contribute to the development of antibiotic resistance. That’s why it is key to reduce inappropriate antibiotic use in order to slow the growth of resistance.