A national quality incentive scheme to reduce antibiotic overuse in hospitals; evaluation of perceptions and impact

Islam, J, Ashiru-Oredope, D, Budd, E, Howard, P, Walker, A S, Hopkins, S and Llewelyn, M J (2018) A national quality incentive scheme to reduce antibiotic overuse in hospitals; evaluation of perceptions and impact. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. ISSN 0305-7453 (Accepted)

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Abstract

In 2016/2017, a financially-linked antibiotic prescribing quality improvement initiative (AMR-CQUIN) was introduced across acute hospitals in England. This aimed for >1% reductions in Defined Daily Doses / 1000 admissions of total antibiotics, piperacillin/tazobactam and carbapenems compared with 2013/2014 and improved review of empiric antibiotic prescriptions.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: Brighton and Sussex Medical School > Global Health and Infection
Subjects: R Medicine
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > R Medicine (General) > R852 Research. Experimentation
Depositing User: Sandy Gray
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2018 09:07
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2018 09:07
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/73098

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