Impact of Antibiotic Stewardship Rounds in the Intensive Care Setting: a prospective cluster-randomized crossover study

  08 September 2021

Few groups have formally studied the effect of dedicated antibiotic stewardship rounds (ASRs) on antibiotic use (AU) in intensive care units (ICUs).

Weekly multi-disciplinary ASRs was a high-resource intervention associated with a small AU reduction. The noticeable ICU AU decline over time is possibly due to indirect effects of ASRs. Effects differed among specialty ICUs, emphasizing the importance of customizing ASRs to match unit-specific population, workflow, and culture.

Author(s): Jessica L Seidelman, MD, MPH, Nicholas A Turner, MD, MHSc, Rebekah H Wrenn, PharmD, BCPS, Christina Sarubbi, PharmD, BCPS, Deverick J Anderson, MD, MPH, Daniel J Sexton, MD, Rebekah W Moehring, MD, MPH
Effective Surveillance  
Back

OUR UNDERWRITERS

Unrestricted financial support kindly provided by

Antimicrobial Resistance Fighter Coalition

CDD VAULT Complexity Simplified





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!