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Leading infectious diseases experts call for increased focus on protecting antibiotics
Date:3/15/2012

tional antimicrobial stewardship initiatives recommended in the paper include:
  • Incorporate antimicrobial resistance and AS into the curriculum for healthcare professionals to ensure that practicing providers are knowledgeable in these areas.
  • Collect data on antimicrobial use in both inpatient and outpatient settings. These data are critical to monitor antibiotic use and its relationship to antibiotic resistance.
  • Monitor AS initiatives in ambulatory and outpatient healthcare settings. SHEA, IDSA and PIDS encourage federal agencies to fund pilot projects designed to develop and implement AS programs in these settings, including expanded use of electronic health records.
  • Require health settings to implement AS programs through regulatory mechanisms. The authors recommend that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) require participating healthcare institutions to develop and implement AS programs to help optimize the use of antibiotics.
  • Fill the knowledge gaps in our understanding of antibiotics resistance to increase our understanding of the transmission of resistance and assessing the impacting of clinical interventions.

Antimicrobial stewardship should be considered part of a multifaceted approach necessary to prevent, detect and control the emergence of antimicrobial resistant organisms. Other necessary components include developing new diagnostic tools and antibiotics to help health care providers rapidly and reliably detect and treat specific bacteria and resistant strains.

"We're not developing new drugs fast enough to keep up with the rise in drug-resistant infections," said Ruth Lynfield, MD, chair of Infectious Diseases Society of America's National and Global Public Health Committee. "Antimicrobial stewardship strategies are the best way to immediately address this issue, and protect the effectiveness of the next generation of antibiotics."


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