Antimicrobial Stewardship – Some Strategies

Antimicrobial Stewardship – Some Strategies

Antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) has been touted as one of the key strategies required in tackling worldwide escalation of antibiotic resistance. Although AMS has optimised antibiotic usage and reduced the incidence of resistance development in some regions, it is evident at present that the worldwide rate of antibiotic resistance development has shown no sign of slowing down whilst the global consumption of antibiotics continues to rise over the years.

Modern Medicine – May/June 2018