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Antimicrobial Stewardship

Antimicrobial Stewardship Book
Author : Céline Pulcini,Onder Ergonul,Füsun Can,Bojana Beović
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2017-04-05
ISBN : 0128134615
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS), Volume Two 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. 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

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Antimicrobial Stewardship Book
Author : Kerry LaPlante,Cheston Cunha,Haley Morrill,Louis Rice,Eleftherios Mylonakis
Publisher : CABI
Release : 2016-12-23
ISBN : 1780644396
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In an age where antimicrobial resistance amongst pathogens grows more prevalent, particularly in the hospital setting, antimicrobial stewardship is an evidence-based, proven measure in the battle against resistance and infection. This single comprehensive, definitive reference work is written by an international team of acknowledged experts in the field. The authors explore the effective use of coordinated antimicrobial interventions to change prescribing practice and help slow the emergence of antimicrobial resistance, ensuring that antimicrobials remain an effective treatment for infection. Amongst the first of its kind, this book provides infectious disease physicians, administrators, laboratory, pharmacy, nursing and medical staff with practical guidance in setting up antimicrobial stewardship programs in their institutions with the aim of selecting the optimal antimicrobial drug regimen, dose, duration of therapy, and route of administration.

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Antimicrobial Stewardship Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2019
ISBN : 9788895958606
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Antimicrobial Stewardship for Nursing Practice

Antimicrobial Stewardship for Nursing Practice Book
Author : Molly Courtenay,Enrique Castro-Sánchez
Publisher : CABI
Release : 2020-01-30
ISBN : 178924269X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Drug-resistant infections are one of the greatest threats to human health, and with resistance on the rise, appropriate antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) is more important than ever. This book, written by nurses for nurses, provides a clear and concise approach to good practice in this vital area. Based on published international research by the editors (and international experts in AMS), this new book explores all aspects of AMS. It explains the practices that ensure optimal use of antibiotics for the best clinical outcome, with both minimal toxicity to the patient and minimal impact on subsequent antimicrobial resistance. The first textbook applied directly to antimicrobial stewardship for nurses, it is underpinned by a competency framework endorsed by scientific and professional societies, including The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

Antimicrobial Stewardship An Issue of Medical Clinics of North America

Antimicrobial Stewardship  An Issue of Medical Clinics of North America Book
Author : Cheston B. Cunha
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2018-08-29
ISBN : 0323613799
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This issue of Medical Clinics, guest edited by Dr. Cheston B. Cunha, is devoted to Antimicrobial Stewardship. Articles in this issue include: Principles of Antimicrobial Stewardship; Antibiotic Resistance in Stewardship; Therapy of Resistant Organisms: A Stewardship Approach; Optimal Antibiotic Dosing Strategies; The Importance of Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Antimicrobial Stewardship; Role of Education in Antimicrobial Stewardship; Role of the Hospital Epidemiologist in Antimicrobial Stewardship; Role of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory in Antimicrobial Stewardship; Role of New and Rapid Diagnostics In Antimicrobial Stewardship; Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Community Hospital; Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long-Term Care Facilities; Role of the Pharmacist in Antimicrobial Stewardship; Pharmacoeconomic Considerations of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs; Principles of IV-to-PO Switch and PO therapy; Role of Technology in Antimicrobial Stewardship; and Metrics of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs.

Antimicrobial Stewardship An Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics

Antimicrobial Stewardship  An Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics  Book
Author : Pranita Tamma
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2014-11-03
ISBN : 0323299415
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This issue of Infectious Disease Clinics, edited by Sara Cosgrove, MD, Pranita Tamma, MD, and Arjun Srinvasan, MD, is devoted to Infection Prevention and Stewardship. Articles in this issue include Behavior Issues in Antimicrobial Stewardship; Research Methods and Measurement Approaches for Analyzing the Impact of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs; The Role of the Microbiology Laboratory in Antimicrobial Stewardship; Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long Term Care Facilities; Antimicrobial Stewardship in the NICU; Antimicrobial Stewardship in Immuno-compromised Populations; Antimicrobial Stewardship in Community Hospitals/Lower Resources Settings; Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Outpatient Setting; Informatics and Antimicrobial Stewardship; Antimicrobial Stewardship Interventions; and Teaching and Education in Antimicrobial Stewardship.

Antimicrobial Resistance

Antimicrobial Resistance Book
Author : Sabu Thomas
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-07-20
ISBN : 9811536589
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Antimicrobial resistance is a major global public health problem. This book focuses on the clinical implications of multi-drug resistant pathogens; tracking AMR and its evolutionary significance; antifungal resistance; and current and alternative treatment strategies for AMR, including antivirulent, antibiofilm and antimicrobial resistance breakers, repurposing of drugs, and probiotic therapy. Advances in antimicrobial stewardship, antibiotic policies from a global perspective and their impacts are also discussed. The book also explores the use of omics approaches to gain insights into antibacterial resistance, and includes chapters on the potential benefits of a ‘One Health approach’ describing the environmental and zoonotic sources of resistant genes and their effects on the global resistance pool.

Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship in Critical Care Medicine

Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship in Critical Care Medicine Book
Author : Cheston B. Cunha,Burke A. Cunha
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-07-12
ISBN : 1351583387
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Back Cover Copy: Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship in Critical Care Medicine 4E has been fully updated and revised. The clinical diagnostic approach to common infectious disease problems in the CCU is the underlying theme in the book. Emphasized throughout is the importance of formulating an accurate early presumptive clinical syndromic diagnosis which is the basis for selecting optimal initial antimicrobial therapy in the CCU. Without an accurate presumptive clinical diagnosis, effective therapy is unlikely at best. Based on the most probable clinical diagnosis, optimal antibiotic empiric therapy, based on antimicrobial stewardship principles, minimizes resistance and antibiotic complications in the CCU. This new edition features chapters that explain the tenets of differential diagnostic reasoning, differential diagnostic characteristics of fever patterns in the CCU. The proper interpretation of rapid diagnostic tests, in the appropriate clinical context, is included. The diagnostic importance of cardinal clinical findings, particularly when combined, in the appropriate clinical context is emphasized and remains the basis for clinical problem solving in the CCU. Uniquely, critical diagnostic physical findings in the CCU, including color atlas of diagnostic eye findings, are included as important diagnostic determinants in the CCU. Written by infectious disease clinicians for CCU consultants, Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship in Critical Care Medicine 4E remains a useful evidence based and experience tempered key clinical resource for infectious disease problems in the CCU. Key Features Essentials of the tenets of clinical diagnostic reasoning is explained as it relates to formulating a rapid and accurate clinical syndromic diagnosis in the CCU The diagnostic significance of fever patterns and their relationship to the pulse rate in the proper clinical context is explained in depth as related to the CCU setting Formulating an accurate early clinical syndromic diagnosis is presented as essential since it is the basis of effective empiric antibiotic therapy in the CCU How to combine key non-specific laboratory and imaging findings to increase diagnostic specificity and diagnostic probability in the CCU is presented Clinical perspective on the proper interpretation of the clinical significance of rapid diagnostic test results in the CCU is included A clinical approach to apparent "antibiotic failure" in the CCU is presented either due to actual antibiotic failure or seeming but unrelated non-antibiotic failure Section focuses on the practical aspects of antimicrobial stewardship particularly as related to optimizing dosing effectiveness while minimizing resistance and adverse effects in the CCU

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Antimicrobial Stewardship Book
Author : Matthew Laundy,Mark Gilchrist,Laura Whitney
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2016-07-21
ISBN : 0191076570
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) challenges the treatment of clinical infections. Despite the decline in infectious diseases mortality rates, infections are more difficult to eliminate or contain in the host, resulting in poorer outcomes to treatment, longer hospital inpatient stays, and increased mortality. Written by international experts in the field and supported by the review of the available evidence, including example case studies, Antimicrobial Stewardship provides a practical how-to guide on this growing area. Divided into three sections, the first sets the scene, looking at the key problems of antimicrobial resistance. Section two examines and identifies the key components of an antimicrobial stewardship program. Finally, the book explores specialist areas of antimicrobial stewardship ranging from antimicrobial pharmacokinetics and dynamics, to near patient testing, and infection biomarkers. Antimicrobial Stewardship will be a valuable and practical resource for infection trainees, as well as specialists from the medical, pharmacy, and nursing professions.

Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship An Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics of North America E Book

Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship An Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics of North America  E Book Book
Author : Shaefer Spires,Elizabeth Dodds Ashley
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2020-02-04
ISBN : 0323683940
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Together with Consulting Editor Dr. Helen Boucher, Drs. Elizabeth Dodds-Ashley and S. Schaefer Spires have put together a unique issue that discusses collaborative antimicrobial stewardship. Expert authors have contributed clinical review articles on the following topics: Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship for Hospitalists; Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship in Microbiology; Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship in Nursing; Infection Prevention in Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship; Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Health Department; Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship in Primary Care; Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship in Health System Administration; Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship for Surgeons; Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Emergency Department; and Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long-Term Care Facilities. Readers will come away with the information they need to collaborate across disciplines to improve the incidence of antibiotic resistance in their healthcare settings.

21st Century Challenges in Antimicrobial Therapy and Stewardship

21st Century Challenges in Antimicrobial Therapy and Stewardship Book
Author : Islam M. Ghazi, Michael J. Cawley
Publisher : Bentham Science Publishers
Release : 2020-11-19
ISBN : 9811461813
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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21st Century Challenges in Antimicrobial Therapy and Stewardship addresses selected topics that are of importance in the practice of infectious disease management. The text starts by illustrating the global landscape of antimicrobial drug resistance, which influences antimicrobial use and therapeutic decisions in the clinic. The contributors explain the reasons for the spread of antibiotic resistance, the pharmacology of antibiotics of different classes, innovative drug delivery methods which can improve the efficacy and safety of new drug candidates and achieve targeted drug delivery as well as drug resistance monitoring techniques and issues in the practice of antimicrobial stewardship and infection control. Key Features: - 14 organized chapters on several aspects of antimicrobial therapy and stewardship - Introductory knowledge on global antimicrobial trends - Coverage of molecular basis of antimicrobial resistance in gram positive, gram negative and fungal microbes - Focused coverage on new developments in antimicrobial drug development, drug delivery, formulation and diagnostic tools - Information on unmet needs of patients and clinicians, including the treatment of difficult infections - Comprehensive coverage of issues in antimicrobial stewardship 21st Century Challenges in Antimicrobial Therapy and Stewardship brings to readers – healthcare administrators, educators, pharmacists, clinicians and students, alike – the knowledge of the molecular basis of antimicrobial drug therapy, drug resistance in pathogens and current practices in antimicrobial stewardship programs. This knowledge, in turn, fosters an awareness among healthcare industry participants to collaborate in an interprofessional environment to combat multidrug resistance.

Antimicrobial Stewardship and the Role of Nurses

Antimicrobial Stewardship and the Role of Nurses Book
Author : Junel Amarado Padigos
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2016
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Background: Antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) or safe antimicrobial management requires a multidisciplinary approach to combat the growing problem of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The role of registered nurses (RNs) in AMS is not well understood. Aims: The purpose of this thesis is to investigate RNs’ knowledge of antibiotics, AMR and AMS, and how they envisage their roles in AMS. Methods: A descriptive, cross-sectional quantitative survey was designed for RNs in the greater Auckland area of New Zealand. Questions were loaded in Qualtrics (Provo, Utah, USA), an online survey tool. Descriptive and inferential data were analysed using IBM® SPSS® Statistics version 23. Statistical significance was established at P≤0.05. Results: A total of 298 respondents from diverse backgrounds completed the online survey. The median age group was 40-49 years old. More than half (161/298, 54%) of the respondents had higher level of qualifications in the form of postgraduate degrees. The majority felt they had “average” knowledge about antibiotics, AMR and AMS but only a small minority (

OIE International Standards on Antimicrobial Resistance 2003 OIE Headquarters Paris 2 to 4 October 2001 OIE Publication with the Participation of the OIE Collaborative Centre on Veterinary Medicinal Products Foug res

OIE International Standards on Antimicrobial Resistance  2003   OIE Headquarters  Paris  2 to 4 October 2001  OIE Publication with the Participation of the OIE Collaborative Centre on Veterinary Medicinal Products  Foug  res Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : World Organization for Animal
Release : 2003
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download OIE International Standards on Antimicrobial Resistance 2003 OIE Headquarters Paris 2 to 4 October 2001 OIE Publication with the Participation of the OIE Collaborative Centre on Veterinary Medicinal Products Foug res book written by , available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Practical Implementation of an Antibiotic Stewardship Program

Practical Implementation of an Antibiotic Stewardship Program Book
Author : Tamar F. Barlam,Melinda M. Neuhauser,Pranita D. Tamma,Kavita K. Trivedi
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2018-04-30
ISBN : 1107166179
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This practical reference guide from experts in the field details why and how to establish successful antibiotic stewardship programs.

Antimicrobial Stewardship an Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics

Antimicrobial Stewardship  an Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics Book
Author : Pranita Tamma
Publisher : Elsevier Science Health Science
Release : 2014-06-03
ISBN : 9780323299237
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This issue of Infectious Disease Clinics, edited by Sara Cosgrove, MD, Pranita Tamma, MD, and Arjun Srinvasan, MD, is devoted to Infection Prevention and Stewardship. Articles in this issue include Behavior Issues in Antimicrobial Stewardship; Research Methods and Measurement Approaches for Analyzing the Impact of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs; The Role of the Microbiology Laboratory in Antimicrobial Stewardship; Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long Term Care Facilities; Antimicrobial Stewardship in the NICU; Antimicrobial Stewardship in Immuno-compromised Populations; Antimicrobial Stewardship in Community Hospitals/Lower Resources Settings; Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Outpatient Setting; Informatics and Antimicrobial Stewardship; Antimicrobial Stewardship Interventions; and Teaching and Education in Antimicrobial Stewardship.

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Antimicrobial Stewardship Book
Author : Matthew Laundy,Mark Gilchrist,Laura Whitney
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2016
ISBN : 9780191818684
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Antibiotic resistance threatens the effective prevention and treatment of infections. Antimicrobial Stewardship provides a practical guide on this growing area, supported by the review of the available evidence, including example case studies.

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2010
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship an Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics of North America

Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship  an Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics of North America Book
Author : Shaefer Spires,Elizabeth Dodds Ashley
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2020-03-28
ISBN : 9780323683937
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Together with Consulting Editor Dr. Helen Boucher, Drs. Elizabeth Dodds-Ashley and S. Schaefer Spires have put together a unique issue that discusses collaborative antimicrobial stewardship.? Expert authors have contributed clinical review articles on the following topics: Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship for Hospitalists; Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship in Microbiology; Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship in Nursing; Infection Prevention in Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship; Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Health Department; Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship in Primary Care; Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship in Health System Administration; Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship for Surgeons; Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Emergency Department;? and Collaborative Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long-Term Care Facilities. Readers will come away with the information they need to collaborate across disciplines to improve the incidence of antibiotic resistance in their healthcare settings.

The Antimicrobial Resistance Regulatory Strategy

The Antimicrobial Resistance Regulatory Strategy Book
Author : Margarita Christen
Publisher : GRIN Verlag
Release : 2018-01-09
ISBN : 3668606447
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Master's Thesis from the year 2017 in the subject Medicine - Pharmacology, grade: 70, University of Hertfordshire, language: English, abstract: Some years after the first use of penicillin, resistant bacteria emerged. The phenomenon of resistance has continued to show up similarly for almost every marketed antibiotic product, endangering the safety of humans, animals and the environment. This major threat has been proven to have a worldwide impact. In response, national action plans must be implemented following "anti-resistance" guidance: WHO’s Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance (GAP-AMR) in collaboration with FAO and OIE. These plans are to be adopted by 2017, aiding the protection of antibiotic medicines adhering to the approach of One Health. The aim of the current study was to review the process of such adoptions in the EU and US, understand its practicality, challenges and any out of scope issues.With the use of a phenomenological approach, this qualitative study found that thanks to the general population’s increment in knowledge and awareness, collaboration and engagement grew stronger, especially among policy makers and pharmaceutical companies, but also healthcare leaders and providers, physicians and veterinarians, and patients. When trying to discover new antibiotic drugs, serendipity is not an option, therefore, companies must be incentivised to increase their antibiotic pipelines. During the analysis of the inclusion of the plans, a paradox appeared: due to the reduced use of antibiotics, it is difficult to motivate drug developers to increase research in new medicines and alternative forms of treatment. The research concluded, that legislation must be focused on supporting changes that will ease entry of antibiotics to the market (i.e. with a congruent regulatory pathway and/or with financial support of governments) to allow a practical inclusion of the national plans.

MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM PAEDIATRIC ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP WARD ROUNDS

MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM PAEDIATRIC ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP WARD ROUNDS Book
Author : Srini Bandi
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2017
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Background:The importance of antimicrobial stewardship is becoming increasingly accepted by other members of the MDT as a way of stemming antimicrobial resistance.1,2 However, there is very little published literature about the impact of antimicrobial stewardship ward rounds on paediatric patients.3 Antimicrobial stewardship within paediatrics at University Hospitals of Leicester was identified as requiring improvement in the July 2016 Trust-wide antimicrobial prescribing and review audit. To address these issues a joint decision made by the antimicrobial pharmacist team and the paediatricians to commence weekly multi-disciplinary ward rounds designed to improve antimicrobial stewardship and patient care. Method:Weekly ward rounds on a 25 bedded paediatric medicine ward were conducted by a paediatrician (registrar +/- consultant), a consultant microbiologist and an antimicrobial pharmacist. All patients receiving systemic antimicrobial treatment were reviewed by the team. Documentation was reviewed to make sure an indication and duration were appropriately written on the drug chart and in the medical notes. The appropriateness of the antimicrobial was reviewed by checking allergies, previous antibiotic treatment, evidence of infection and severity, route and dose. Patientu2019s observation results, microbiology results and medical notes were used to help assess the antimicrobial appropriateness. These clinical details were recorded, along with the interventions made. Results:Fifty seven patients and 83 prescriptions were reviewed over 13 weeks (visits were not during consecutive weeks due to staff availability). During the ward round, 20 different antimicrobials were encountered with ceftriaxone (20%), co-amoxiclav (19%), cefuroxime (11%) and clarithromycin (10%) being the four most prescribed antibiotics. Prior to the ward round, 54 prescriptions out of 83 (65%) were for the IV route and 27 (32.5%) prescriptions were for the oral route. Two prescriptions were for nebulised colomycin. Forty four (53%) prescriptions did not have a documented duration prior to the ward round. One prescription had a longer duration than stated in hospital guidelines. Eleven (13%) prescriptions did not have a documented indication on the drug chart prior to the ward round. Twenty (24%) prescriptions were not in line with hospital guidelines. Six prescriptions out of 83 (7%) required no intervention.Conclusion:Many different types of interventions can be made during paediatric ward rounds and ensuring that a multi-disciplinary approach is taken will guarantee that all aspects of antimicrobial stewardship are covered when making interventions. The results show that this approach to undertaking ward rounds is successful in improving stewardship in the short term whilst ward rounds occur. Further data is needed to determine if these results are long lasting and whether or not stewardship on the ward has improved overtime. Plans are in place to conduct a stewardship audit following a period of time without ward rounds taking place to determine the long term impact the ward rounds have had on stewardship.