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Antimicrobial Resistance

 
The Community Antimicrobial Stewardship progam provides links to resources for managing antimicrobial resistance and managing urinary and respiratory tract infections.

Managing antimicrobial resistance

  • Bugs & Drugs: an antimicrobial reference guide for healthcare professionals. It is the recommended reference for the management of infectious diseases and appropriate antimicrobial use. It is peer-reviewed, evidence-based, and frequently updated.
  • Do Bugs Need Drugs?  is a community education program about handwashing and responsible use of antibiotics.  Materials are available for healthcare professionals and the public that explain why antibiotic resistance is an issue and steps to prevent antibiotic resistance from developing.

Managing urinary tract infections

Guidance

Academic papers

Managing respiratory tract infections

Guidance

  • Pneumonia: Nursing home acquired (Toward Optimized Practice: Alberta website that helps physicians and practice teams implement evidence-based practices to enhance the care of their patients)

SOURCE: Antimicrobial Resistance ( )
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