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Expert Feedback Improves Antibiotic Prescribing Decisions in Pediatrics
Expert Feedback Improves Antibiotic Prescribing Decisions in Pediatrics
University of Cologne | Sep 13, 2019
Especially inexperienced physicians can profit from feedback on their individual decisions
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Blueprints for Antimicrobial Stewardship
Blueprints for Antimicrobial Stewardship
Erica Tennenhouse, PhD | Sep 1, 2019
Antibiotic stewardship should be a priority for all patient-facing clinicians
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Antibiotics Report Highlights Stewardship, Workforce, Research Needs
Antibiotics Report Highlights Stewardship, Workforce, Research Needs
Infectious Diseases Society of America | Aug 21, 2019
New report describes strides in antibiotic stewardship and surveillance in recent years, but also persisting challenges
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Feasibility of Antimicrobial Stewardship Interventions in Community Hospitals
Feasibility of Antimicrobial Stewardship Interventions in Community Hospitals
JAMA Network Open | Aug 16, 2019
Study finds that "postprescription audit and review is a feasible and effective strategy for antimicrobial stewardship in settings with limited resources and expertise "
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How Can Governments Fight Antimicrobial Resistance with Policy?
How Can Governments Fight Antimicrobial Resistance with Policy?
PLOS | Jun 11, 2019
Rising antimicrobial resistance has already rendered some infections untreatable with existing drugs
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Most Preventive Antibiotics Prescribed by Dentists Are Unnecessary
Most Preventive Antibiotics Prescribed by Dentists Are Unnecessary
University of Illinois at Chicago | May 31, 2019
Dentists are among the top prescribers in the US, accounting for about 10 percent of all antibiotic prescriptions
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Gene Identified That Increases Risk of Antibiotic Reaction
Gene Identified That Increases Risk of Antibiotic Reaction
Vanderbilt University Medical Center | Mar 11, 2019
Researchers have identified a gene that increases the risk for a severe reaction to the commonly prescribed antibiotic vancomycin
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Correct Antibiotic Dosing Could Preserve Lung Microbial Diversity in Cystic Fibrosis
Correct Antibiotic Dosing Could Preserve Lung Microbial Diversity in Cystic Fibrosis
Children's National Health System | Feb 26, 2019
Understanding microbial diversity at baseline may help to improve clinical practice and patient outcomes
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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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Multicenter Trial Supports Use of Topical Antibiotics in NICU Babies
Multicenter Trial Supports Use of Topical Antibiotics in NICU Babies
University of Maryland School of Medicine | Dec 28, 2018
Researchers tested the effectiveness of a topical antibiotic in eliminating Staphylococcus aureus colonization in hospitalized infants