sábado, 29 de octubre de 2016

Nursing Home Antimicrobial Stewardship Guide | Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality

Nursing Home Antimicrobial Stewardship Guide | Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality



AHRQ--Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Advancing Excellence in Health Care

Nursing Home Antimicrobial Stewardship Guide

Toolkits



Nursing Home Patient Having a Discussion with a Doctor
Three toolkits provide guidance on the decision to treat a potential infection.








A pile of antibiotic capsules are spilling out a prescription bottle.
Three toolkits describe how to work with a lab and use an antibiogram.










A Nursing Home clinician laughing with a male and a female patient
This toolkit helps residents and family members participate in residents' care.








How to use this guide and why antimicrobial stewardship is important for nursing homes.


The toolkits cover a variety of interventions that nursing homes can use to improve antibiotic use.