In this premiere edition of The Pharmacy Report®, host Dr. Linda Bernstein focuses on the growing threat of antimicrobial drug resistance. Top news stories include the CDC's "Threat Report 2013," and FDA drug and new indication approval updates. In this week's Movers and Shakers segment, Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, Dean of the UCSF School of Pharmacy and a clinical pharmacist specialist in infectious disease will address antimicrobial stewardship and the role of the physician and pharmacist in these multidisciplinary programs.
References mentioned in this segment:
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
Threat Report 2013 Antibioitic Resistance Threats in the United States, 2013
- Antimicrobial stewardship guidelines Dellit TH, Owens RC, McGowan Jr JE, Gerding DN, Weinstein RA, Burke JP, Huskins WC, Paterson DL, Fishman NO, Carpenter CF, Brennan PJ, Billeter M, and Hooton TM. Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Guidelines for Developing an Institutional Program to Enhance Antimicrobial Stewardship. Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Jan 15;44(2):159-77
- IDSA REPORT: Bad Bugs, No Drugs: No ESKAPE! An Update from the Infectious Diseases Society of America Boucher HW, Talbot GH, Bradley JS, Edwards JE, Gilbert D, Rice LB, Scheld M, Spellberg B, Bartlett J. Bad bugs, no drugs: no ESKAPE! An update from the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Jan1;48(1):1-12.