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A new HNE LHD Guideline for antibiotic use in cystic fibrosis lung disease is now available.
While children and adults have different antimicrobial needs, antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) principles are the same. There is much less information regarding the implementation and effectiveness of AMS in paediatric hospitals. An Australian-wide point prevalence survey in paediatric hospitals identified 28% of reviewed patients having at least one prescription that was considered to be inappropriate. Prescriptions were considered inappropriate […]
Internet link to these guidelines is here.. SUMMARY
From our Neil Wearne : Another edition of antibiotic guidelines hopefully allowing us all to keep up to date – Ozdoc article and comments .
Australia remains lucky to have a nationally-endorsed antibiotic guideline. This underpins antimicrobial stewardship efforts across community and healthcare settings.