Journal of Clinical and Scientific Research

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2018  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 179--183

Significance of antimicrobial stewardship programme


N Ramakrishna, R Jayaprada, KK Sharma 
 Department of Microbiology, Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
R Jayaprada
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh
India

Antimicrobial resistance is an increasing threat in hospitalised patients and many of those are multidrug-resistant organisms. Antimicrobial Stewardship Programme (AMSP) has become a critical responsibility for all health-care institutions and antimicrobial prescribers. This aims mainly to optimise the antimicrobial use among patients to reduce antibiotic resistance, improve patient outcomes, safety and provide cost-effective therapy. This review describes the significance of AMSP, goals, strategies and key essentials for AMSP.


How to cite this article:
Ramakrishna N, Jayaprada R, Sharma K K. Significance of antimicrobial stewardship programme.J Clin Sci Res 2018;7:179-183


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Ramakrishna N, Jayaprada R, Sharma K K. Significance of antimicrobial stewardship programme. J Clin Sci Res [serial online] 2018 [cited 2021 Nov 29 ];7:179-183
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