Antimicrobial Stewardship

Written By Kerry LaPlante
Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Publsiher : CABI
  • Release : 23 December 2016
  • ISBN : 1780644396
  • Pages : 449 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Antimicrobial Stewardship written by Kerry LaPlante which was release on 23 December 2016, this book published by CABI. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: In an age where antimicrobial resistance amongst pathogens grows more prevalent, particularly in the hospital setting, antimicrobial stewardship is an evidence-based, proven measure in the battle against resistance and infection. This single comprehensive, definitive reference work is written by an international team of acknowledged experts in the field. The authors explore the effective use of coordinated antimicrobial interventions to change prescribing practice and help slow the emergence of antimicrobial resistance, ensuring that antimicrobials remain an effective treatment for infection. Amongst the first of its kind, this book provides infectious disease physicians, administrators, laboratory, pharmacy, nursing and medical staff with practical guidance in setting up antimicrobial stewardship programs in their institutions with the aim of selecting the optimal antimicrobial drug regimen, dose, duration of therapy, and route of administration.

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Author : Kerry LaPlante,Cheston Cunha,Haley Morrill,Louis Rice,Eleftherios Mylonakis
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2016-12-23
  • Total pages : 449
  • ISBN : 1780644396
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Summary : In an age where antimicrobial resistance amongst pathogens grows more prevalent, particularly in the hospital setting, antimicrobial stewardship is an evidence-based, proven measure in the battle against resistance and infection. This single comprehensive, definitive reference work is written by an international team of acknowledged experts in the field. The authors ...

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Author : Matthew Laundy,Mark Gilchrist,Laura Whitney
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-08-25
  • Total pages : 168
  • ISBN : 1780644396
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Summary : Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) challenges the treatment of clinical infections. Despite the decline in infectious diseases mortality rates, infections are more difficult to eliminate or contain in the host, resulting in poorer outcomes to treatment, longer hospital inpatient stays, and increased mortality. Written by international experts in the field and supported ...

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Author : Céline Pulcini,Onder Ergonul,Füsun Can,Bojana Beović
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04-05
  • Total pages : 394
  • ISBN : 1780644396
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Summary : Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS), Volume Two includes the experience of ESGAP workshops and courses on antibiotic stewardship since 2012. It combines clinical and laboratory information about AMS, with a focus on human medicine. The ESCMID study group on antibiotic policies (ESGAP) is one of the most productive groups in the field, organizing ...

Antimicrobial Stewardship for Nursing Practice

Antimicrobial Stewardship for Nursing Practice
  • Author : Molly Courtenay,Enrique Castro-Sánchez
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2020-01-30
  • Total pages : 152
  • ISBN : 1780644396
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Summary : Drug-resistant infections are one of the greatest threats to human health, and with resistance on the rise, appropriate antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) is more important than ever. This book, written by nurses for nurses, provides a clear and concise approach to good practice in this vital area. Based on published international ...

Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship An Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics of North America

Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship An Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics of North America
  • Author : Shaefer Spires,Elizabeth Dodds Ashley
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2020-02-04
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1780644396
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Summary : Together with Consulting Editor Dr. Helen Boucher, Drs. Elizabeth Dodds-Ashley and S. Schaefer Spires have put together a unique issue that discusses collaborative antimicrobial stewardship. Expert authors have contributed clinical review articles on the following topics: Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship for Hospitalists; Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship in Microbiology; Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship in ...

Antimicrobial Stewardship An Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics

Antimicrobial Stewardship  An Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics
  • Author : Pranita Tamma
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2014-11-03
  • Total pages : 169
  • ISBN : 1780644396
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Summary : This issue of Infectious Disease Clinics, edited by Sara Cosgrove, MD, Pranita Tamma, MD, and Arjun Srinvasan, MD, is devoted to Infection Prevention and Stewardship. Articles in this issue include Behavior Issues in Antimicrobial Stewardship; Research Methods and Measurement Approaches for Analyzing the Impact of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs; The Role ...

Antimicrobial Stewardship An Issue of Medical Clinics of North America

Antimicrobial Stewardship  An Issue of Medical Clinics of North America
  • Author : Cheston B. Cunha
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2018-08-29
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1780644396
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Summary : This issue of Medical Clinics, guest edited by Dr. Cheston B. Cunha, is devoted to Antimicrobial Stewardship. Articles in this issue include: Principles of Antimicrobial Stewardship; Antibiotic Resistance in Stewardship; Therapy of Resistant Organisms: A Stewardship Approach; Optimal Antibiotic Dosing Strategies; The Importance of Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Antimicrobial Stewardship; Role ...

Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship in Critical Care Medicine

Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship in Critical Care Medicine
  • Author : Cheston B. Cunha,Burke A. Cunha
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-07-12
  • Total pages : 468
  • ISBN : 1780644396
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Summary : Back Cover Copy: Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship in Critical Care Medicine 4E has been fully updated and revised. The clinical diagnostic approach to common infectious disease problems in the CCU is the underlying theme in the book. Emphasized throughout is the importance of formulating an accurate early presumptive clinical ...

Practical Implementation of an Antibiotic Stewardship Program

Practical Implementation of an Antibiotic Stewardship Program
  • Author : Tamar F. Barlam,Melinda M. Neuhauser,Pranita D. Tamma,Kavita K. Trivedi
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-30
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1780644396
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Summary : This practical reference guide from experts in the field details why and how to establish successful antibiotic stewardship programs....

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Author : Matthew Laundy,Mark Gilchrist,Laura Whitney
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-08-18
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 1780644396
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Summary : Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) challenges the treatment of clinical infections. Despite the decline in infectious diseases mortality rates, infections are more difficult to eliminate or contain in the host, resulting in poorer outcomes to treatment, longer hospital inpatient stays, and increased mortality. Written by international experts in the field and supported ...

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 212
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Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
  • Author : Roger Finch,Peter Davey,Mark H. Wilcox,William Irving
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2012-01-05
  • Total pages : 408
  • ISBN : 1780644396
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Summary : Antimicrobial agents are essential for the treatment of life-threatening infections and for managing the burden of minor infections in the community. In addition, they play a key role in organ and bone marrow transplantation, cancer chemotherapy, artificial joint and heart valve surgery. Unlike other classes of medicines, they are vulnerable ...

Mandell Douglas and Bennett s Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases E Book

Mandell  Douglas  and Bennett s Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases E Book
  • Author : John E. Bennett,Raphael Dolin,Martin J. Blaser
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2019-08-08
  • Total pages : 3904
  • ISBN : 1780644396
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Summary : For four decades, physicians and other healthcare providers have trusted Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases to provide expert guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of these complex disorders. The 9th Edition continues the tradition of excellence with newly expanded chapters, increased global coverage, and regular ...

The Ongoing Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance An Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics of North America EBook

The Ongoing Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance  An Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics of North America  EBook
  • Author : Richard R. Watkins,Robert A. Bonomo
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2020-11-11
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1780644396
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Summary : Together with Consulting Editor Dr. Helen Boucher, Drs. Watkins and Bonomo have put together an issue of Infectious Disease Clinics of North America that provides the most current information on antibiotic resistance. Top experts have contributed clinical review articles that address the types of resistance based on drug class as ...

Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
  • Author : Peter Davey,Mark H. Wilcox,William Irving,Guy Thwaites
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2015-05-07
  • Total pages : 450
  • ISBN : 1780644396
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Summary : Antimicrobial agents are essential for the treatment of life-threatening infections and for managing the burden of minor infections in the community. In addition, they play a key role in organ and bone marrow transplantation, cancer chemotherapy, artificial joint and heart valve surgery. Unlike other classes of medicines, they are vulnerable ...