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

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July 2016 Vancomycin and piperacillin- tazobactam: Bad for your patients’ kidneys?
June 2016 The dangers of fluoroquinolone use: FDA weighs in
May 2016 Spotlight on stewardship: The new IDSA/SHEA Antibiotic Stewardship Guidelines
April 2016 Navigating the CDC’s Antibiotic Resistance Patient Safety Atlas
March 2016 “You cannot manage what you cannot measure”: understanding nuances in antimicrobial use metrics
February 2016 Keeping track of antimicrobial usage: The Antibiotic Stewardship Assessment Portal (ASAP)
January 2016 A field guide: covering MRSA when treating SSTI and pneumonia
December 2015 DASON responds to The Joint Commission’s Proposed Antimicrobial Stewardship Standard
November 2015 Challenges with therapy for Clostridium difficile infection: metronidazole vs. vancomycin
October 2015 The STOP-IT trial: a randomized controlled trial on antibiotic duration for intra-abdominal infections
September 2015 CDC Releases Core Elements Guidance for Stewardship in Nursing Homes
August 2015 Does DASON have any guidance on the new severe sepsis core measure?