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antimicrobial stewardship


A new report reveals consistent decline in antimicrobial consumption in Australia, but volume of use is still more than double that of comparable OECD countries The Australian Commission on Safety …

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There is growing concern over the level of antibiotics and other pharmaceuticals in the environment. Sheshtyn Paola investigates how this can lead to the spread of antimicrobial resistance In the …

As Antibiotic Awareness Week draws to a close, pharmacists are reminded to stop and reflect on their antimicrobial stewardship With healthcare practitioners reflecting on safe use of antibiotics over the …

Australians’ knowledge of antibiotic resistance is better but not enough, according to new research findings More Australians are becoming aware of antibiotic resistance and the serious threat it poses to …

According to this QLD study, they’re doing quite well at delaying ‘wait and see’ prescriptions – but improvements can be made A number of strategies have been trialled in primary …