Antimicrobial stewardship strategies in wound care

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 19:05 - 19:20

This presentation will:

  • Summarise current global objectives for Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Define and describe the general principles of Antimicrobial Stewardship, as agreed by international bodies for global implementation
  • Describe what is known about the impact of Antimicrobial Stewardship on antimicrobial resistance in general terms, to date
  • Summarise the principles of Antimicrobial Stewardship as they apply specifically to wound care, including brief summary of the published data on impact of Antimicrobial Stewardship in wound care and lack of follow-up studies

Professor Karen Ousey, Director, Institute of Skin Integrity and Infection Prevention, University of Huddersfield