Use of antimicrobials in respiratory patients at luton and dunstable hospital nhs foundation trust (ldh): a clinical audit.
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Poster
- By: MCGUIRK, Deirdre (University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, United Kingdom)
- Co-author(s): Hitch, Geeta (University of Hertfordshire, HATFIELD, United Kingdom)
Molai, Shingayi (Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, LUTON, United Kingdom)
Khan, Imran (Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, LUTON, United Kingdom)
Ramsay, James (University of Hertfordshire, HATFIELD, United Kingdom)
A major initiative in controlling antimicrobial resistance has been the use of antimicrobial prescribing guidelines in UK hospitals. LDH implemented such guidelines in 2007, coupled with training for new doctors. The aim of this clinical audit was to examine the impact of antimicrobial prescribing guidelines on prescribing practices. The focus was .. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.