The Antimicrobial Advocate, Volume 1, Issue 6
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by margaretdeacy
2w ago
June 2024 The post The Antimicrobial Advocate, Volume 1, Issue 6 appeared first on ASAP ..read more
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The Antimicrobial Advocate, Volume 1, Issue 5
Nebraska Medicine | Antibiotic Stewardship Assessment & Promotion Program
by margaretdeacy
2M ago
May 2024 The post The Antimicrobial Advocate, Volume 1, Issue 5 appeared first on ASAP ..read more
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The Antimicrobial Advocate, Volume 1, Issue 4
Nebraska Medicine | Antibiotic Stewardship Assessment & Promotion Program
by margaretdeacy
3M ago
April 2024 The post The Antimicrobial Advocate, Volume 1, Issue 4 appeared first on ASAP ..read more
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Early Oral Therapy for Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infections
Nebraska Medicine | Antibiotic Stewardship Assessment & Promotion Program
by margaretdeacy
4M ago
Click this link for Early Oral Therapy for Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infections New Guidance: Early Oral Therapy for Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infections The post Early Oral Therapy for Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infections appeared first on ASAP ..read more
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The Antimicrobial Advocate, Volume 1, Issue 3
Nebraska Medicine | Antibiotic Stewardship Assessment & Promotion Program
by margaretdeacy
4M ago
March 2024 The post The Antimicrobial Advocate, Volume 1, Issue 3 appeared first on ASAP ..read more
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The Antimicrobial Advocate, Volume 1, Issue 2
Nebraska Medicine | Antibiotic Stewardship Assessment & Promotion Program
by margaretdeacy
5M ago
ASAP Newsletter Issue 2 Volume 1 February 2024 The post The Antimicrobial Advocate, Volume 1, Issue 2 appeared first on ASAP ..read more
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Save the Date – Friday, May 31 – NE Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit
Nebraska Medicine | Antibiotic Stewardship Assessment & Promotion Program
by margaretdeacy
5M ago
Summit registration will be open soon! The call for posters is open now! NE ASAP is accepting posters to be presented at the Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit 2024. We invite you to be part of this exceptional opportunity to showcase your innovative Quality Improvement Projects in Antimicrobial Stewardship. Please refer to the guidelines before submitting the poster. These guidelines will provide important information on formatting, content, deadline, and other essential details related to the submission. Submission Guidelines | Poster Template | Example Template | Help with the Online ..read more
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Myths 5-8 Continued from Wednesday
Nebraska Medicine | Antibiotic Stewardship Assessment & Promotion Program
by margaretdeacy
8M ago
Myths 5-8 Continued from Wednesday Antibiotic usage frequently has rapidly changing recommendations.    This summary reviews myths 5-8 of the top 8 antibiotic myths facing clinicians.    Myth 5: Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole should not be used for skin and soft tissue infections caused by Streptococcus pyogenes (Group A Strep)  Pustular skin and soft tissue infections are frequently caused by staphylococcal species, while non-pustular skin and soft tissue infections are most frequently caused by streptococcal species.  With the rise of Methicillin-Resistant S ..read more
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Infectious Diseases Society of America Community – Acquired Pneumonia Clinical Pathway Overview
Nebraska Medicine | Antibiotic Stewardship Assessment & Promotion Program
by margaretdeacy
8M ago
In 2019, the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and American Thoracic Society (ATS) released a clinical practice guideline for diagnosis and treatment of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). Many notable updates were made, including the elimination of the term healthcare-associated pneumonia (HCAP) that was introduced in 2005. Instead, emphasis was placed on evaluating individual and local risk factors for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Another update was made regarding procalcitonin, with the guideline recommending initiation of therap ..read more
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Summary of 8 Antibiotic Myths for Infectious Disea...
Nebraska Medicine | Antibiotic Stewardship Assessment & Promotion Program
by margaretdeacy
8M ago
Summary of 8 Antibiotic Myths for Infectious Disease Clinicians By Savona Bateman, PharmD candidate 2024  Antibiotic usage frequently has rapidly changing recommendations. This summary reviews the first 4 of the top 8 antibiotic myths facing clinicians. Check back to the next post for the remaining antibiotic prescribing myths! McCreary E, Johnson M, Jones T, et al. Antibiotic Myths for the Infectious Diseases Clinician, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Volume 77, Issue 8, 15 October 2023, 1120–1125, https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciad357   Myth 1: Cefazolin should be avoided for central ..read more
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