Antibiotic Stewardship

Antibiotic Stewardship

Antibiotic Resistance Threats In The United States, 2013

Antimicrobial resistance is one of our most serious health threats. Infections from resistant bacteria are now too common, and some pathogens have even become resistant to multiple types or classes of antibiotics (antimicrobials used to treat bacterial infections)…

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National Action Plan For Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, March 2015

Antibiotics have been a critical public health tool since the discovery of penicillin in 1928, saving the lives of millions of people around the world today, however, the emergence of drug resistance in bacteria is reversing the miracles of the past eighty years, with drug choices for the treatment of many bacterial infections becoming increasingly limited, expensive, and, in some cases, nonexistent…

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