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Information Technology Can Support Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs
Information Technology Can Support Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs
Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America | Apr 24, 2019
A review of the stewardship-related functionality within EHR and 'add on' clinical decision support systems
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How Enterococcus faecalis Causes Antibiotic Resistant Infection
How Enterococcus faecalis Causes Antibiotic Resistant Infection
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary | Apr 17, 2019
Genomic study of a 1980's outbreak may provide targets for better treatment of hospital-acquired infections
Insight
Rapid Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing: The Diagnostic Answer to the Superbug Crisis
Rapid Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing: The Diagnostic Answer to the Superbug Crisis
Eric Stern, PhD | Apr 1, 2019
Next-generation phenotyping holds promise for antibiotic de-escalation
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Cocktail of Common Antibiotics Can Fight Resistant E. coli
Cocktail of Common Antibiotics Can Fight Resistant E. coli
Technical University of Denmark | Feb 21, 2019
This combination treatment could become an effective measure against antibiotic resistance 
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Even as Hospitals Cut Risky Antibiotic Use In-House, Patients Often Go Home with Them
Even as Hospitals Cut Risky Antibiotic Use In-House, Patients Often Go Home with Them
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan | Feb 14, 2019
Targeting fluoroquinolone prescribing in hospitals is effective, but many patients still get discharge prescriptions for them
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Whole Genome Sequencing Method May Speed Personalized Treatment Of Drug-Resistant Infections
Whole Genome Sequencing Method May Speed Personalized Treatment Of Drug-Resistant Infections
Johns Hopkins Medicine | Jan 17, 2019
Proof of concept study suggests rapid resistance gene sequencing technology could hasten the personalized choice of antibiotics for critically ill patients
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Widespread, Occasional Use of Antibiotics in US Linked to Resistance
Widespread, Occasional Use of Antibiotics in US Linked to Resistance
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health | Dec 19, 2018
Intense antibiotic use had a weaker association with resistance than extensive use

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Breakthrough Test Screens for All Known Bacterial Infections
Breakthrough Test Screens for All Known Bacterial Infections
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health | Oct 24, 2018
The precision medicine platform is 1,000 times more sensitive than conventional screening methodsa
Management
How Hospitals Are Fighting Against C. difficile
How Hospitals Are Fighting Against C. difficile
Masha G. Savelieff, PhD | Sep 19, 2018
Barriers to eradication remain, but some hospitals are making progress