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Cover for Control strategy and organization.

This chapter describes the instigation of control methods to an established endemic infectious disease or outbreak. Outbreak and epidemiological investigation, surveillance, control and eradication, campaigns and integrated health care, social factors in control programmes, and health promotion are ...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for One health leadership and team building training.

In this chapter, The authors presented five case studies on OH leadership and team building programmes and approaches and then compare them to determine what competencies they are emphasizing as critical in their cultural and operational context. Case studies were selected to represent OH...

Author(s)
Pelican, K.; Blair, B.; Adisasmito, W.; Allen, I.; Amir, V.; Bazeyo, W.; Errecaborde, K.; Huong Le Thi; Mahero, M.; Wanzala, S.; Bender, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Exploring how medical voluntourism contributes to health and wellbeing in Haiti.

This chapter explores the ways in which medical voluntourism (i.e., where health professionals travel to another country to provide medical services) contributes to community health and wellbeing in Haiti, particularly in issues such as malnutrition, water access/sanitation and waste disposal. It...

Author(s)
Thomsen, J.; Keneman, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Antimicrobial stewardship: principles and practice.

This book is a joint effort led by five editors, Kerry L. LaPlante, Cheston B. Cunha, Haley J. Morrill, Louis B. Rice, and Eleftherios Mylonakis, with a team of section editors and the authors, who have brought together 38 chapters that describe the principles and practice of antimicrobial...

Author(s)
LaPlante, K. L.; Cunha, C. B.; Morrill, H. J.; Rice, L. B.; Mylonakis, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644394)
Type
Book
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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 Development and execution of stewardship interventions.

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) guidelines for developing an effective antimicrobial stewardship programme (ASP) in hospitals were published in 2007. These guidelines outlined several principles that can be used to...

Author(s)
Hanson, A.; Crank, C. W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644394)
Type
Book chapter
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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Antimicrobial stewardship programs in areas of increased pathogen resistance.

This chapter gives an overview about: goals of antimicrobial stewardship in areas of increased pathogen resistance; interventions to achieve ASP targets; core activities of ASPs; restrictive strategies; antibiotic optimization; parenteral to oral conversion; risk assessment for infections by...

Author(s)
Samarkos, M.; Sipsas, N. V.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644394)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Role of antimicrobial stewardship in pediatrics.

Antimicrobial stewardship has been an effective strategy to improve antibiotic prescribing in paediatrics. A significant reduction in antibiotic use has been observed in freestanding children's hospitals with active antimicrobial stewardship programmes (ASPs) and in outpatient settings where...

Author(s)
Goldman, J. L.; Newland, J. G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644394)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Antimicrobial stewardship in the intensive care unit.

This chapter gives an overview about: resistant organisms in the intensive care units (ICUs); Clostridium difficile in the ICU; strategies of antimicrobial stewardship programmes in ICUs; antibiotic care bundles (ACBs); ASP-driven drug level monitoring of vancomycin and aminoglycosides; antibiotic...

Author(s)
Tadele, M.; Boothe, H. G.; Stone, M. E., Jr.; McNelis, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644394)
Type
Book chapter

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