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TitleAntimicrobial Stewardship
TagsAntibiotics Public Health Infection Antimicrobial Resistance Antimicrobial
File Size3.1 MB
Total Pages177
Table of Contents
Antimicrobial stewardship
Abbreviations and glossary
Section 1 Setting the scene and starting up
	1 The international and national challenges faced in ensuring the prudent 
use of antibiotics
	2 What are the principles and goals of antimicrobial stewardship?
	3 Managing behaviours social, cultural, and psychological aspects of antibiotic prescribing and use
	4 Implementing an antimicrobial stewardship programme
Section 2 Components of an antimicrobial stewardship programme
	5 Managing antimicrobials on the shop floor
	6 Measuring antibiotic consumption and outcomes
	7 Measuring and feeding back stewardship
	8 Information technology in antimicrobial stewardship
Section 3 Special areas in antimicrobial stewardship
	9 Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic principles of antimicrobials
	10 The role of the microbiology laboratory in antimicrobial stewardship
	11 Antimicrobial stewardship in the immunocompromised patient
	12 Antimicrobial stewardship in the intensive care setting
	13 Surgical prophylaxis
	14 Antimicrobial stewardship in paediatrics
	15 Stewardship in the primary care and long-​term care settings
	16 Antifungal stewardship
	17 Near-​patient testing, infection biomarkers, and rapid diagnostics
	18 Antimicrobial stewardship in a resource-​poor setting

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