Impact of antimicrobial stewardship programmes on antimicrobial prescribing, patient care and infection control parameters: a literature review
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Poster
- By: IZZAH, Zamrotul (Faculty of Pharmacy Universitas Airlangga, Clinical Pharmacy, Surabaya, Indonesia)
- Co-author(s): Boateng, Lisa (Barts Health NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom)
I. Background: Impact of antimicrobial stewardship programmes has not been elucidated. Outcomes varied from study to study and were not clearly defined.
II. Aims: To identify interventions to hospital inpatients and to evaluate the impact on duration and usage of antibiotics, patient outcomes, and infections.
III. Methods: Studies identified.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.