Snapshot of barriers to and indicators for antimicrobial stewardship in Australian hospitals

Alex Chen, Sharmila Khumra, Vaughn Eaton, David Kong

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Effective antimicrobial stewardship programs are vital in an environment of emerging resistance to existing antimicrobials and the limited availability of new antimicrobials. There are institutional barriers to successful implementation of these programs. Key performance indicators (KPI) are useful for determining the success of antimicrobial stewardship programs and for benchmarking purposes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)37-41
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Pharmacy Practice and Research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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