Preface Neil Fishman; 1. The need for antibiotic stewardship programs: an introduction Emily Spivak, Lauri Hicks and Arjun Srinivasan; 2. Structure of an antibiotic stewardship team and core competencies Whitney R. Buckel and Sara E. Cosgrove; 3. The social determinants of antibiotic prescribing: implications for the development and implementation of stewardship interventions Julia E. Szymczak and Jason Newland; 4. Selecting and applying antibiotic stewardship strategies Rebekah Moehring and Whitney A. Jones; 5. Syndrome-based antibiotic stewardship Trevor C. Van Schooneveld and Emily Heil; 6. Duration of therapy: our role as stewards George Nelson and Annie Wong-Beringer; 7. Measurement in antibiotic stewardship Elizabeth Dodds Ashley and Edward Stenehjem; 8. What every steward should know about pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics Jason M. Pogue and Marc H Scheetz; 9. Collaborating with the microbiology laboratory Graeme N. Forrest and Denise Kirsch; 10. Informatics and stewardship Francesca Lee and Kristi Kuper; 11. Antibiotic allergies and antibiotic stewardship Keith Hamilton and Holly Maples; 12. Antibiotic stewardship in post-acute care facilities Anurag N. Malani and Christopher J. Crnich; 13. Outpatient antibiotic stewardship Larissa May and Matthew P. Kronman; 14. Maintaining an antibiotic stewardship program: keeping everyone happy and remaining relevant Marisa Holubar, B. Joseph Guglielmo and Stan Deresinski; 15. Practical antibiotic stewardship: implementing an antibiotic stewardship program Richard H. Drew and Rebekah W. Moehring; Index.
This practical reference guide from experts in the field details why and how to establish successful antibiotic stewardship programs.