Tag Archives: Guidelines

Do you care for patients with Cystic Fibrosis?

A new HNE LHD Guideline for antibiotic use in cystic  fibrosis lung disease is now available.  

Paediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship

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 […]

Australian Therapeutic Guidelines: Antibiotic, version 15 released

Australia remains lucky to have a nationally-endorsed antibiotic guideline. This underpins antimicrobial stewardship efforts across community and healthcare settings.