Sustained impact of a computer-assisted antimicrobial stewardship intervention on antimicrobial use and length of stay
The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy | 22 Dec 2016
V Nault, J Pepin, M Beaudoin, J Perron, JM Moutquin and L Valiquette
Prospective audit and feedback interventions are the core components of an antimicrobial stewardship programme. Herein, we describe the sustained impact of an antimicrobial stewardship programme, based on a novel clinical decision-support system (Antimicrobial Prescription Surveillance System; APSS), on antimicrobial use and costs, hospital length of stay (LOS) in days and the proportion of inappropriate antimicrobial prescriptions.
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