For Practitioners: Resources

APUA works to increase health provider understanding about antibiotic resistance and appropriate use by serving as a comprehensive and objective source of the latest information on antimicrobial resistance, use and interventions worldwide. The following resources are useful for practitioners:
 


General resources

The Choosing Wisely® Campaign identifies commonly used tests and procedures that may be overused (AAFP 2013)

A Public Health Action Plan to Combat Antimicrobial Resitance (CDC 2012)


Antimicrobial Resistance (WHO)

The Evolving Threat of Antimicrobial Resistance - Options for Action (WHO)

National Guideline Clearinghouse: a public resource for evidence-based clinical guidelines (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)

Guide to U.S. Global Health Policy (Kaiser Family Foundation)

European Challenges on Antimicrobial Resistance from a "One Health" Perspective (ECDC)

Medscape Infectious Disease CME courses

Building Local Coalitions for Containing Drug Resistance: A Guide (Management Sciences for Health)

Managing Acute Uncomplicated Cystitis in Women in the Era of Antibiotic Resistance (U.S. DHHS Office on Women's Health)

Acute Uncomplicated Cystitis in an Era of Increasing Antibiotic Resistance: A Proposed Approach to Empirical Therapy (Clinical Infectious Diseases)

Webinar: The Antibiotic Development Pipeline and the Current State of Multidrug-Resistant Gram-Negative Bacilli (March 16, 2012)

Survey of Expert Opinion on Antibiotic Stewardship Programs (APUA Scientific Advisory Board)
 


Pediatric resources

Otitis Media (U.S. CDC Get Smart About Antibiotics)

Cough Illness/Bronchitis (U.S. CDC Get Smart About Antibiotics)

Rhinitis Versus Sinusitis in Children (U.S. CDC Get Smart About Antibiotics)

Pharyngitis in Children (U.S. CDC Get Smart About Antibiotics)

Appropriate Treatment Summary: Recommendations (U.S. CDC Get Smart About Antibiotics)

The Burden of Suboptimal Breastfeeding in the United States: A Pediatric Cost Analysis (Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics)

 

 

 

 

 

 
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