Implementation of a hospital antibiotic stewardship program: first results

  title={Implementation of a hospital antibiotic stewardship program: first results},
  author={I. Neves and V. Alves and A. Dur{\~a}es and R. Abreu and S. Jord{\~a}o and M. Guimar{\~a}es and Mj Soares and D. Peres and F. Vieira and I. Devesa},
  journal={Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control},
  pages={P180 - P180}
  • I. Neves, V. Alves, +7 authors I. Devesa
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control
  • Portugal has high rates of healthcare associated infection and antimicrobial resistance. In February of 2013 the National Program on Prevention and Infection Control and Antimicrobial Resistance (PPCIRA) was restructured. In November of 2013 the PPCIRA determined implementation of Antibiotic Stewardship Programs (ASP) in all healthcare facilities. 

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