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Clostridiodes difficile order set increased appropriateness of testing, study finds

The smart order set, implemented in one health care system, put a hard stop on orders for Clostridiodes difficile testing if patients admitted for more than four days had recently received laxatives or been treated or tested for C. difficile.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2024/07/03/clostridiodes-difficile-order-set-increased-appropriateness-of-testing-study-finds.htm
3 Jul 2024

Novel metric may improve measurement of antibiotic stewardship efforts

Days of antibiotic spectrum coverage may be a more accurate metric than days of therapy for evaluating programs that promote use of narrow-spectrum antibiotic agents, a study found.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/12/22/3.htm
22 Dec 2021

Rapid diagnostics, antimicrobial stewardship both needed for optimal BSI management

Mortality, length of stay, and time to optimal therapy improved when rapid diagnostic tests were used together with conventional blood cultures in antimicrobial stewardship programs for patients with bloodstream infection (BSI), a review found.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2024/05/08/rapid-diagnostics-antimicrobial-stewardship-both-needed-for-optimal-bsi-management.htm
8 May 2024

Inpatient antibiotic stewardship programs decreased antibiotic use but not infection rates

Although the nine studied hospitals successfully decreased their use of targeted antibiotics, rates of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase, vancomycin-resistant enterococci, carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, and multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa did not improve.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2020/07/22/5.htm
22 Jul 2020

January 2020

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2020/01/

Pharmacist-led antimicrobial stewardship strategies worked in community hospitals

While both a modified preauthorization intervention and postprescription audit and review intervention were feasible, the latter led to more antibiotic de-escalation and may have decreased overall antimicrobial use.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2019/08/21/2.htm
21 Aug 2019

October 12, 2022

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/10/12/

Telehealth-based antimicrobial stewardship program worked in 2 community hospitals

The program, which included remote consults with infectious disease physicians, led to reductions in broad-spectrum antibiotic use and antimicrobial expenditures.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2019/09/11/3.htm
11 Sep 2019

February 2015

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2015/02/

Small hospitals may need intensive antibiotic stewardship programs to see meaningful results, study finds

Providing clinicians with education, access to a hotline, data on utilization of antibiotics, and audit and feedback from pharmacists for certain antibiotics did not significantly reduce total or broad-spectrum antibiotic use.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2018/03/07/2.htm
7 Mar 2018

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