Archived NCAS Journal Club Webinars
Wednesday 9th May 2016 at 0830
Ms Caroline Chen
Current evidence on hospital antimicrobial stewardship objectives: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Emelie C Schuts, et al. The Lancet Infect Dis
Dr Tom Schulz
Roderick M. Card, et al. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 59:4410 – 4416. doi:10.1128/AAC.00068-15
Tom will be discussing this paper as part of a broader discussion of the changes in the microbiome with the use of antibiotics.
Wednesday 9th February 2016
Dr Helen Billman-Jacobe
Rates of Mutation and Host Transmission for an Escherichia coli Clone over 3 Years
Peter R. Reeves, Bin Liu, Zhemin Zhou, Dan Li, Dan Guo, Yan Ren, Connie Clabots, Ruiting Lan, James R. Johnson, Lei Wang
Published: October 27, 2011 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0026907
Dr Lydia Upjohn
Provision of social norm feedback to high prescribers of antibiotics in general practice: a pragmatic national randomised controlled trial.
Hallsworth M, Chadborn T, Sallis A, Sanders M, Berry D, Greaves F, Clements L, Davies SC.
Lancet. 2016 Feb 18.
Wednesday 9th December 2015
Click below to view presentations (due to technical error there was a brief break in presentations so click on Part 1 first then Part 2).
Journal article presentations
Dr Trisha Peel
Randomized Trial of Rapid Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction–Based Blood Culture Identification and Susceptibility Testing
Ritu Banerjee, Christine B. Teng, Scott A. Cunningham, Sherry M. Ihde, James M. Steckelberg, James P. Moriarty, Nilay D. Shah, Jayawant N. Mandrekar Robin Patel
CID 2015:61 1071-80
Phenotypic differences between male physicians, surgeons, and film stars: comparative study
Antoni Trilla, Marta Aymerich, Antonio M Lacy and Maria J Bertran
Dr Tom Schulz
Tom will be exploring regional stewardship themes referring to the following articles
An Infectious Diseases Physician–Led Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at a Small Community Hospital Associated With Improved Susceptibility Patterns and Cost–Savings After the First Year.
Day SR, Smith D, Harris K, Mathers AJ.
Open Forum Infect Dis. 2015 May 12;2(2):ofv064. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofv064. eCollection 2015.
Six years of a national antimicrobial stewardship programme in Scotland: where are we now?
Colligan C, Sneddon J, Bayne G, Malcolm W, Walker G3, Nathwani D; Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group.
Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2015 Jun 29;4:28. doi: 10.1186/s13756-015-0068-1. eCollection 2015.
A mixed methods study of the barriers and enablers in implementing antimicrobial stewardship programmes in Australian regional and rural hospitals
Rodney James1, Susan Luu, Minyon Avent, Caroline Marshall, Karin Thursky and Kirsty Buising
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2015 Sep;70(9):2665-70. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkv159. Epub 2015 Jun 16.
11th November 2015
Dr David Kong
Dr Noleen Bennett
“‘CDC Core Elements of Antibiotic Stewardship for Nursing Homes’ have recently been published. Are these core elements applicable to the Australian accreditation standards for quality in aged care, which are currently under review?”
14th October 2015
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A/Professor Kirsty Buising
Lancet Infect Dis 2014; 14: 742–50
A/Professor Rhonda Stuart
JAMA Intern Med. 2015;175(8):1331-1339.