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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 60-65

Clinical and cost-effectiveness of antimicrobial stewardship programmes


1 Department of Microbiology, Birmingham Women's and Children's Hospital; Department of Paediatric, Birmingham City and Sandwell Hospital Trust, Birmingham, England
2 Department of Microbiology, Birmingham Women's and Children's Hospital, Birmingham, England

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Pooja Shivananda Siddhi
Siddhi, Birmingham City and Sandwell Hospital Trust, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QH
England
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jacm.jacm_7_19

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Antimicrobial resistance is on an increasing trend worldwide. The WHO has declared it to be a 'Global Threat' in the year 2015. Due to this growing concern, antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) programmes have been implemented all over the world in the last few decades. The main challenge in AMS programme is the long-term sustenance, and hence, there is no worldwide agreed consensus on the 'best' AMS strategies. This review article provides an overview of the evolution of AMS strategies through the years and highlights the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the strategies implemented till date.


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