A mixed methods study of the barriers and enablers in implementing antimicrobial stewardship programmes in Australian regional and rural hospitals.

@article{James2015AMM,
  title={A mixed methods study of the barriers and enablers in implementing antimicrobial stewardship programmes in Australian regional and rural hospitals.},
  author={R Swartz James and Susan Luu and Minyon L Avent and Caroline Marshall and Karin A. Thursky and Kirsty L. Buising},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  year={2015},
  volume={70 9},
  pages={
          2665-70
        }
}
  • R Swartz James, Susan Luu, +3 authors Kirsty L. Buising
  • Published in
    The Journal of antimicrobial…
    2015
  • Medicine
  • OBJECTIVES The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care released recommendations for antimicrobial stewardship programmes to be established within all Australian healthcare facilities. However, implementation practices are not well defined. The aim of this study was to gain an understanding of factors affecting implementation of antimicrobial stewardship programmes within Australian regional and rural hospitals. METHODS This study was designed whereby a preliminary… CONTINUE READING

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