Impact of a Carbapenem Antimicrobial Stewardship Program on Patient Outcomes.

@article{Seah2017ImpactOA,
  title={Impact of a Carbapenem Antimicrobial Stewardship Program on Patient Outcomes.},
  author={Valerie Xue Fen Seah and Rina Yue Ling Ong and Ashley Shi Yuan Lim and Chia Yin Chong and Natalie Woon Hui Tan and Koh Cheng Thoon},
  journal={Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy},
  year={2017},
  volume={61 9}
}
Antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASPs) aim to improve appropriate antimicrobial use. However, concerns of the negative consequences from accepting ASP interventions exist, particularly when deescalation or discontinuation of broad-spectrum antibiotics is recommended. Hence, we sought to evaluate the impact on clinical outcomes when ASP interventions for… CONTINUE READING