Making a Business Case for Antiobiotic Stewardship
- ACSQHC Australian National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards, September 2011 - Section 3.14: Antimicrobial stewardship
- Standards NZ NZS 8134.3:2008 Health and Disability Services (Infection Control) Standard - Standard 6: Antimicrobial usage
Antibiotic resistance & usage
- CDC Impact of Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Interventions on Antimicrobial Resistance - summary of international studies
- J Antimicrob Chemother Buising et al (2008). Electronic antibiotic stewardship--reduced consumption of broad-spectrum antibiotics using a computerized antimicrobial approval system in a hospital setting
- APUA Newsletter MacDougall, C (2006). Antibiotic Stewardship Programs: Proven strategies to Preserve Medicine's "Magic Bullets"
- AJIC Prospective audit for antimicrobial stewardship in intensive care: Impact on resistance and clinical outcomes. CA. DiazGranados, Volume 40, Issue 6 , Pages 526-529, August 2012.
- MJA Prescribing trends before and after implementation of an antimicrobial stewardship program. KA Cairns et al, 2013; 198 (5): 262-266.
- CDC Impact of Antibiotic Stewardship Program Interventions on Costs - summary of international studies
- Infect Cont Hosp Epidemiol Antimicrobial Stewardship at a Large Tertiary Care Academic Medical Center: Cost Analysis Before, During, and After a 7-Year Program, HC Standiford et al, Vol. 33, No. 4, April 2012.
- Infect Cont Hosp Epidemiol Economics of Antimicrobial Stewardship: The Current State of the Art and Applying the Business Case Model The Economics of Antimicrobial Stewardship: The Current State of the Art and Applying the Business Case Model, Kurt B. Stevenson et al, Vol. 33, No. 4, April 2012.
- Infect Cont Hosp Epidemiol Show Me the Money: Long-Term Financial Impact of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, James R. Beardsley et al, Vol. 33, No. 4, April 2012.
- J Antimicrob Chemother Cost-effectiveness analysis of an antimicrobial stewardship team on bloodstream infections: a probabilistic analysis. Scheetz MH et al, 2009 Apr;63(4):816-25. Epub 2009 Feb 6.
- The economic burden of antimicrobial resistance: Why it is more serious than current studies suggest. R Smith & J Coast.
- Qual Saf Health Care Ng, C. K. et al. (2008). Clinical and economic impact of an antibiotics stewardship programme in a regional hospital in Hong Kong, 17, 387-392.
- ACSQHC Antimicrobial Stewardship Initiative
- Infection control today Research Suggests Hospital Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs are Beneficial
- Antibiotic stewardship - Articles
Educational and Implementation Resources
- Antibiotic stewardship education and implementation
- Antibiotic stewardship tool kit