Details guidance on implementing and expanding antibiotic stewardship programs in a variety of clinical settings.
Summarizes elements of successful hospital antibiotic stewardship programs. It includes a checklist that can be used to ensure optimal antibiotic prescribing and limit overuse and misuse of antibiotics.
Adapts the CDC’s Core Elements of Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship Programs into practical opportunities to initiate or expand antibiotic stewardship activities in nursing homes. It includes a companion checklist.
Provides guidance on practical strategies to implement antibiotic stewardship programs in small and critical access hospitals, based on discussions with staff in these care settings.
Provides a framework for implementing antibiotic stewardship programs in resource-limited health care settings, based on expert opinion and experiences in implementing these programs in the U.S. and globally.