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Cover for Principles of antimicrobial stewardship.

This chapter provides an overview of the general principles that should guide antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASPs) in every hospital setting. Principles and strategies related to optimal antibiotic therapy, major problems encountered in ASPs (i.e., antibiotic resistance, Clostridium difficile...

Author(s)
Cunha, C. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644394)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This chapter introduces the report, which describes the animal and human health costs and benefits impact of pets in the UK.

Author(s)
Hall, S.; Dolling, L.; Bristow, K.; Fuller, T.; Mills, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391728)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Methodology.

This chapter discusses the methodology used to obtain data on the economic significance of companion animals in the UK.

Author(s)
Hall, S.; Dolling, L.; Bristow, K.; Fuller, T.; Mills, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391728)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Key features of the Council for Science and Society (CSS) report 1988.

This chapter describes the extent and economic significance of the pet-keeping phenomenon, benefits of pet ownership and associated problems of pet ownership in the UK based on the Council for Science and Society (CSS) report 1988.

Author(s)
Hall, S.; Dolling, L.; Bristow, K.; Fuller, T.; Mills, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391728)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Updates on the economic impact of companion animals to the UK.

The current status of the companion animal-keeping phenomenon and subsequent pet care industry in the UK is described, with emphasis on some of the possible benefits and costs to certain economies that are associated with companion animals.

Author(s)
Hall, S.; Dolling, L.; Bristow, K.; Fuller, T.; Mills, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391728)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Indirect costs: extending the scope of economic value.

This chapter describes two areas that show the significance of indirect costs associated with companion animals: (i) the effect of companion animal ownership on human health (considering examples relating to the physical, mental and social health of people) and its economic implications and (ii)...

Author(s)
Hall, S.; Dolling, L.; Bristow, K.; Fuller, T.; Mills, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391728)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conclusion: illustrating the perceived economic impact of companion animals.

The need for further research and follow up studies on the economic impact of companion animals on the UK economy is briefly discussed.

Author(s)
Hall, S.; Dolling, L.; Bristow, K.; Fuller, T.; Mills, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391728)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Principles of switching from intravenous to oral administration.

Creating an institutional IV to PO conversion policy is an easy way for antimicrobial stewardship programmes to demonstrate value while improving patient outcomes, reducing resistance, reducing cost, and improving patient safety. This chapter will further discuss the reasons behind IV to PO...

Author(s)
Wagner, J. L.; Davis, S. L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644394)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Formulary management and economic considerations: bridging the gap between quality care and cost.

This chapter reviews the components of an antimicrobial stewardship programme (ASP) that are required for the successful reduction of antimicrobial expenditures, especially through formulary management and the optimization of patient therapy and outcomes, with the final goal of reducing the burden...

Author(s)
McManus, D.; Ruggero, M. A.; Topal, J. E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644394)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Economic considerations of antimicrobial stewardship programs.

This chapter gives an overview about: the cost of pathogen resistance and the role of antimicrobial stewardship programmes (ASPs); economic measures of ASP performance; ASPs usually lack a state-of-the-art economic analysis; ASPs in the era of limited resources; and the future of ASPs.

Author(s)
Ziakas, P. D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644394)
Type
Book chapter

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