Newsletters

We issue monthly newsletters to DASON members to keep hospital clinical pharmacists and physicians involved in antimicrobial stewardship programs up-to-date about technical, timely, and important news regarding antimicrobial stewardship topics.

Below is a list of newsletters you can access if you join Dason

Date Sort ascending Title
July 2018 New Aminoglycoside on the Block: What role should Plazomicin play in the management of infectious diseases?
June 2018 To Treat or Not to Treat? How to Identify Contaminated Blood Cultures
May 2018 What Resources are Required to Staff an Effective Antimicrobial Stewardship Program?
April 2018 Urinary Tract Infection and Asymptomatic Bacteriuria: When to (and not to) Workup and Treat
March 2018 C the Diff: What’s New in the 2017 IDSA/SHEA Clinical Practice Guidelines for Clostridium difficile Infection
February 2018 Static versus Cidal Antibiotics
January 2018 Periarticular Injection Practices in DICON/DASON Hospitals
December 2017 Antimicrobial Stewardship Strategies for Managing the Intravenous (IV) Fluid Shortage
November 2017 The Role of the Staff Nurse in Inpatient Antimicrobial Stewardship: A Critical Stewardship Champion at the Bedside
October 2017 The role of ceftolozane/tazobactam (Zerbaxa), ceftazidime/avibactam (Avycaz), and meropenem/vaborbactam (Vabomere) in treating infections caused by MDR GNB
September 2017 Updates in Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Testing
August 2017 Review of the New CDC Guidelines for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections