Search Tag: antimicrobial resistance

ICU Management

Antimicrobial Use for IAI: New Guidance

2016 11 Oct

Guidance on empiric antimicrobial therapy for patents with intra-abdominal infections (IAI) has been drawn up by a task force from 79 countries, the  Antimicrobials: A Global Alliance for Optimizing their Rational Use in Intra-Abdominal Infections- AGORA project. The experts recommend timely effective source control with appropriate antimicrobial therapy... Read more

Executive Health Management

Hospital Superbug Breakthrough

2015 14 Jun

A cutting-edge medical therapy has been developed by researchers at Queen’s University, Belfast that could protect patients against a lethal superbug. The treatment uses a molecule called an inhibitor and prevents the superbug Klebsiella pneumonia from blocking the body’s natural defences. Klebsiella has a mortality rate of 25 to 60 percent and can... Read more

Pharmacy Management

EAHP: 2015 Year of Action on Antimicrobial Resistance

2015 12 Jan

The European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) has issued a call to policy-makers in the European Union to make 2015 a year of action with respect to the antimicrobial resistance challenge. The new policy statement published by 34 national member associations reminds policy makers of the opportunities available to them as well as highlights... Read more

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