This document updates the 2014 Core Elements for Hospital Antibiotic Stewardship Programs and incorporates new evidence and lessons learned from experience with the Core Elements.
Researchers are exploring making use of drug sanctuaries, or drug-free environments — to effectively reduce the strength of selection for resistance.
Researchers have created a map of interactions among bacteria and classes of antibiotics.
To start reducing antibiotic use in food animals, the report recommends that federal and state governments begin by setting reduction targets.
The report discusses progress and challenges related to antibiotic use in outpatient settings, nursing homes, and hospitals.
BBC asked experts how we might avoid the worst effects of antibiotic resistance.
The World Health Organization (WHO) grouped antibiotics into three categories (access, watch, and reserve) with recommendations for use.
An initial objective is to develop a framework and create a reporting mechanism to track how the industry is delivering on commitments it's made to fight antimicrobial resistance.
Effectively using information technology (IT) can provide actionable information within established workflows.
Antibiotic resistance is a global problem that requires collaboration across multiple disciplines.