A pharmacist-led prospective antibiotic stewardship intervention improves compliance to community-acquired pneumonia guidelines in 39 public and private hospitals across South Africa

  16 October 2020

Pharmacists in low-middle-income countries (LMIC) lack in number and antibiotic stewardship (AS) training. We assessed the ability of non-specialised pharmacists to implement stewardship interventions and improve adherence to the South African (SA) community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) guideline in public and private hospitals.

Non-specialised pharmacists in public and private hospitals implemented stewardship interventions and improved compliance to SA CAP guidelines. The methodology of upskilling and a shared learning stewardship model may benefit LMIC countries.

Author(s): Dena van den Bergh et al
Effective Surveillance  
Back


Technology Database

Display your AMR Technology, Product and Service

 

Suppliers and Users of Technologies, Products and Services benefit from CAPI.
CAPI (Continuous AMR Partnering Initiative) unites Suppliers and Users worldwide with the aim to add to the curbing of AMR.

 

Read more and make your own Technology Page >>
What is going on with AMR?
Stay tuned with remarkable global AMR news and developments!