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The need for a global response to antimicrobial resistance

11 July 2007

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Antimicrobial resistance is a major public health threat that no country is exempt from. The problem is complex and is influenced by many interconnected factors such...

Antimicrobial stewardship: the role of the nurse

09 October 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Infections caused by organisms resistant to multiple drugs are associated with morbidity and mortality, prolonged hospital stay and increased costs. Since antibiotic...

Role of nurses in supporting antimicrobial stewardship

29 August 2018

Nursing Standard


Antimicrobial resistance is a significant public health issue and a major threat to global health. The solutions are multifactorial, and include: a reduction in the...

Antimicrobial stewardship: a competency framework to support the role of nurses

24 March 2021

Primary Health Care

antimicrobial stewardship

Antimicrobial resistance is a global threat that has prompted a global response. One strategy used to manage antimicrobial resistance is known as antimicrobial...

Applying an antimicrobial stewardship competency framework in nurse education and practice

24 February 2020

Nursing Standard


Antimicrobial-resistant infections cause a significant number of deaths globally each year, and the development of resistance is influenced by the frequency of...

Antimicrobial resistance: a growing crisis

02 February 2016

Primary Health Care

Art & Science

Infectious diseases account for a substantial proportion of deaths worldwide. Much of the progress made recently in treating these infections is now threatened by a...