The Antimicrobial Stewardship: Strategies, Barriers, Solutions GUIDELINES Pocket Card is based on the latest guidelines of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) with insights from the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists, and was developed with their collaboration. This practical quick-reference tool contains key points, a management algorithm, and strategies that include prescriber education, implementation, feedback, use of information technology, and optimizing the use of antibiotics.
Optimizing Antibiotic Use
o Use of Information Technology
80# Diamond Silk Cover with Satin Aqueous Coating
4.25" x 7.25"
Infectious Diseases Society of America – The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) represents physicians, scientists and other health care professionals who specialize in infectious diseases. IDSA’s purpose is to improve the health of individuals, communities, and society by promoting excellence in patient care, education, research, public health, and prevention relating to infectious diseases.
Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America – SHEA's mission is to prevent and control healthcare-associated infections and advance the field of healthcare epidemiology. SHEA has helped define best practices in healthcare epidemiology worldwide since its founding in 1980.
SHEA is dedicated to advancing the science and practice of healthcare epidemiology and preventing and controlling morbidity, mortality, and the cost of care linked to healthcare-associated infections. The society partners with epidemiologists, infectious disease practitioners, basic scientists, public health specialists, consumers, policymakers, and others, to achieve better healthcare outcomes.
Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists – The Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP) is an association of health professionals dedicated to promoting the appropriate use of antimicrobial agents. The Society's diverse membership is comprised of pharmacists and other allied health care professionals who are concerned with widely varied aspects of antimicrobial use in settings which include clinical patient care, research, teaching, the pharmaceutical industry, and government.
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