A Practical Guide to Antimicrobial Stewardship in Hospitals

The objective of this booklet is to provide practical recommendations for healthcare workers in hospitals to improve the quality of antibiotic prescribing and thereby improve patient clinical outcomes.

Most of the recommendations within this booklet have been adapted from the IDSA Guidelines, the Australian Hospital Stewardship Guidance produced by the Australian Commission on Safety And Quality in Healthcare National Stewardship Guidance from Scotland, the UK and, although less literature is available, from other countries whenever possible.

To view the booklet, please click here Stewardship Booklet Practical Guide to Antimicrobial Stewardship in Hospitals

For more information, please contact:

Prof. Dilip Nathwani, Consultant Physician and Honorary Professor of Infection, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, Scotland, UK
dilip.nathwani@nhs.net

Dr Jacqueline Sneddon, Project Lead for Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group, Healthcare Improvement Scotland, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
jacqueline.sneddon@nhs.net

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