Improved antimicrobial interventions have benefits.

  title={Improved antimicrobial interventions have benefits.},
  author={Joan Barenfanger and Mary A Short and A A Groesch},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  volume={39 8},
Studies have shown benefits to patients from improved interventions involving antimicrobial therapy. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate prospectively the impact of improved interventions by (i) the use of TheraTrac 2, a computer software program which electronically links susceptibility testing results immediately to the pharmacy and alerts pharmacists of potential interventions, and (ii) the education of pharmacists involving microbiologic topics. The study group had the new… CONTINUE READING

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