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Antibiotic use

improve. Antibiotic stewardship programs may have high impact on consumption of the antibiotics they target but less impact on resistance rates of high-profile drug-resistant organisms, a retrospective cohort study ... Our work can help set expectations
July 2020

COVID-19 and antibiotics: Less is more

One of those tools was antibiotic therapy. Although everyone knows antibiotics don't work on viruses like SARS-CoV-2, they were frequently used due to concern about bacterial co-infection, ... increased use of antibiotics and other antimicrobial
December 2020

Sepsis

a one-hour antibiotic administration target may be too aggressive, study authors said. ... Delays in both recognition time and administration time contribute to the delay in antibiotic delivery for patients with suspected sepsis. …
February 2021

Anemia, antibiotic overuse, and more

The mean duration of antibiotic overuse after discharge was four days (interquartile range, 2 to 6). ... They added that the results likely underestimated overuse because they focused on fluoroquinolones rather than including all potential types of
March 2021

Antibiotic resistance

Machine learning algorithms used inpatients' electronic health records to accurately predict the antibiotic resistance profiles of bacterial infections and may aid in the decision to start empiric antibiotics, a recent study ... They applied three
October 2020

Automatic antibiotic stewardship

The issue: Reducing unnecessary antibiotic use. The antimicrobial stewardship team at Saint Luke's Health System used to manually perform prospective audit and feedback for more than 200 patients on antibiotics ... than 0.25 ng/mL, and one or more
January 2020

Procalcitonin can help guide antibiotic therapy in ICU patients

Procalcitonin can help guide antibiotic management, including when to discontinue therapy, in ICU patients, a new meta-analysis found. ... CI, 41% to 4%); it also decreased total antibiotic exposure and didn't affect morbidity or mortality.
August 2013

Test yourself: Antibiotic therapy

The following three cases and commentary address dealing with choosing appropriate antibiotic therapy. ... The most appropriate initial antibiotic regimen is vancomycin plus piperacillin–tazobactam plus clindamycin.
July 2007

Stewardship

The mean duration of antibiotic overuse after discharge was four days (interquartile range, 2 to 6). ... They added that the results likely underestimated overuse because they focused on fluoroquinolones rather than including all potential types of
September 2020

Sepsis

Overall antibiotic use also increased immediately by 1.4% (P=0.0293). Rates of C. ... among sepsis patients to ensure that antibiotic de-escalation is occurring appropriately,” the authors wrote.
September 2020

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