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Implementing optimal stewardship strategies to combat antibiotic resistance
Leading infection control experts explore multidisciplinary strategies for antimicrobial stewardship and new and emerging agents to combat multidrug-resistant microbes.
- Analyse the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to patient care in the management of antibiotic resistance
- Evaluate how current guidelines direct individualized patient care for antibiotic-resistant infections
- Discuss the practical use of new and emerging management options for antibiotic-resistant infections
Karin Thursky, ECCMID 2022: Challenges of sepsis and antimicrobial stewardship programmes in hospitals
Prof. Karin Thursky (National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship, Melbourne, Australia) discusses the challenges of sepsis and antimicrobial stewardship programmes in hospitals. Prof. Thursky is a recognised international expert on the design and implementation of antimicrobial stewardship programs, with expertise in the use of information technology for antimicrobial stewardship and more broadly in healthcare. The presentation […]
Karin Thursky, ECCMID 2022: Reconciling sepsis initiatives and antimicrobial stewardship programmes
Prof. Karin Thursky (National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship, Melbourne, Australia) discusses the management of sepsis in patients, recommendations that have been made for quality indicators for the use of antibiotics and adherence to these recommendations, and how to reconcile sepsis initiatives and antimicrobial stewardship programs in hospitals. Prof. Thursky is a recognised international expert on […]
Esmita Charani: Tackling Global Antimicrobial Resistance
We caught up with touchINFECTIOUS DISEASES expert faculty member, Dr Esmita Charani (Imperial College London, London, UK), to discuss her recent research into the future research priorities to optimise antimicrobial use in humans, and what research gaps still remain. Useful resources: Research roadmap for optimising the use of antibiotics in humans Publication available here: Charani […]
Esmita Charani is the Research Lead for Practice, Design and Engineering at the NIHR Health Protection Research Unit for Healthcare Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance within the faculty of Medicine at Imperial College London. She an honorary Associate Professor at the University of Cape Town and a visiting Researcher at Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen Norway, and adjunct […]
Kayla Stover Hielscher, IDWeek 2022: Linezolid as a treatment option for MRSA bacteraemia
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteraemia is one of the more severe forms of MRSA. In this touchINFECTIOUS DISEASES interview, we met with Prof. Kayla Stover Hielscher (University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, Jackson, MS, USA) to discuss the use of linezolid as a treatment option for MRSA bacteraemia infection. Dr Stover Hielscher discusses drug interactions, […]
Kayla Stover Hielscher, IDWeek 2022: Ceftriaxone as a treatment option for MSSA, ensuring optimum activity
Ceftriaxone is frequently used to treat methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA). In this touchINFECTIOUS DISEASES interview, we met with Prof. Kayla Stover Hielscher (University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, Jackson, MS, USA) to discuss advantages and limitations of the use of ceftriaxone for the treatment of MSSA, and the data that exists to support its use […]
Kayla Stover Hielscher, IDWeek 2022: Isavuconazole – a good treatment option for Candida species?
Isavuconazole is a once-daily antifungal, used to treat a wide array of fungal infections. In this touchINFECTIOUS DISEASES interview, we met with Prof. Kayla Stover Hielscher (University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, Jackson, MS, USA) to discuss isavuconazole’s properties and the efficacy and safety compared to other treatment options. The abstract entitled: ‘This Drug for […]
Evangelos Giamarellos-Bourboulis: Highlights from ECCMID 2022
Key clinical highlights and key takeaways from ECCMID 2022 are discussed in this interview with touchINFECTIOUS DISEASES Editorial Board member, Dr Evangelos Giamarellos-Bourboulis (Attikon University Hospital, Chaidari, Greece; Chair, European Sepsis Alliance). He discusses the burden of drug resistance in antimicrobials, and the main drugs in the market and emerging treatments. He also discusses his […]
Giovanni Delogu, PhD, is Associate Professor of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart (Roma, Italy) – and Head of the Department of Laboratory Medicine at the Mater Olbia Hospital (Olbia, Italy). The main scientific interests involve research on tuberculosis (TB) and mycobacterial infections from different perspectives including: pathogenesis and […]
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touchREVIEWS in Infectious Diseases is an international, peer-reviewed, free-to-access journal dedicated to the timely publication of review articles, original research, editorials and patient/physician perspective articles in the field of infectious diseases. Established: January 2022 Frequency: Bi-annual Submit your manuscript here touchINFECTIOUS DISEASES Editorial Board: Editor-in-Chief: Amesika Nyaku, Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Rutgers New […]
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