Impact of an antimicrobial stewardship program on the appropriate selection of antibiotic prophylaxis in cesarean delivery in a hospital without restrictions on the use of antibiotics

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: DíAZ MADRIZ, Jose (Hospital Clínica Bíblica, Pharmacy, San José, Costa Rica)
  • Co-author(s): Jose Pablo Díaz Madriz:
    Esteban Zavaleta Monestel: Head of Pharmacy, Hospital Clínica Bíblica, San José, Costa Rica
    Jose Miguel Chaverri Fernández: Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Drug Dependence of the School of Pharmacy, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica
    Adriana Herrera Cedeño: Intern Students, University of Medical Sciences UCIMED-Hospital Clínica Bíblica, San José, Costa Rica
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs (ASP) have the potential to improve patient outcomes, decrease bacterial resistance, increase patient safety, and decrease costs. In a private hospital without restrictions on the use of antibiotics, the improvement in antibiotic use depends mainly of prospective feedback and education.

    Purpose

    The..

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