Lege Artis Medicinae

[Hospital antibiotic stewardship 2012]

RÓKUSZ László

NOVEMBER 22, 2012

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2012;22(10-11)

[The increasing resistance of hospital pathogens to antimicrobial drugs and the related morbidity and mortality is a worldwide problem. The development of new antimicrobial drugs is slow. Hospital antimicrobial stewardship is aimed to optimise antimicrobial therapy of hospitalised patients, improve patients’ outcome and prevent the development of resistance to antimicrobial agents. This review describes antibiotic stewardship in clinical practice.]

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