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Antimicrobial Stewardship

A volume in Developments in Emerging and Existing Infectious Diseases

Book • 2017

Edited by:

kok体育官方网站Céline Pulcini, Önder Ergönül, ... Bojana Beović

 

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Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS), Volume Twokok体育官方网站 includes the experience of ESGAP workshops and courses on antibiotic stewardship since 2012. It combines clinical and laboratory information about AMS, with a focus on human medicine.

The ESCMID study group on antibiotic policies (ESGAP) is one of the most productive groups in the field, organizing courses and workshops. This book is an ideal tool for the participants of these workshops.

With short chapters (around 1500 words) written on different topics, the authors insisted on the following points: A ‘hands on’, practical approach,  tips to increase success, a description of the most common mistakes, a global picture (out- and inpatient settings, all countries) and a short list of 10-20 landmark references.

Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS), Volume Twokok体育官方网站 includes the experience of ESGAP workshops and courses on antibiotic stewardship since 2012. It combines clinical and laboratory information about AMS, with a focus on human medicine.

The ESCMID study group on antibiotic policies (ESGAP) is one of the most productive groups in the field, organizing courses and workshops. This book is an ideal tool for the participants of these workshops.

kok体育官方网站With short chapters (around 1500 words) written on different topics, the authors insisted on the following points: A ‘hands on’, practical approach,  tips to increase success, a description of the most common mistakes, a global picture (out- and inpatient settings, all countries) and a short list of 10-20 landmark references.

Key Features

  • Focuses on the most recent antimicrobial stewardship strategies
  • Provides a detailed description of laboratory support
  • Offers a balanced synthesis of basic and clinical sciences for each individual case, presenting clinical courses of the cases in parallel with the pathogenesis and detailed microbiological information for each infection
  • Describes the prevalence and incidence of the global issues and current therapeutic approaches
  • Presents the measures for infection control
  • Focuses on the most recent antimicrobial stewardship strategies
  • Provides a detailed description of laboratory support
  • Offers a balanced synthesis of basic and clinical sciences for each individual case, presenting clinical courses of the cases in parallel with the pathogenesis and detailed microbiological information for each infection
  • Describes the prevalence and incidence of the global issues and current therapeutic approaches
  • Presents the measures for infection control

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ISBN

kok体育官方网站978-0-12-810477-4

Language

English

Published

2017

Copyright

Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Imprint

Academic Press

No. of pages

394

DOI

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Editors

Céline Pulcini

Professor of Infectious Diseases, University of Lorraine, Nancy University Hospital, Nancy, France

Önder Ergönül

Professor of Infectious Diseases, Koc University, School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey

Füsun Can

Professor of Microbiology, Koc University, School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey

Bojana Beović

Professor of Infectious Diseases, Department of Infectious Diseases, University Medical Centre Ljubljana and Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia