Antibiotic Stewardship

Fighting back against antimicrobial resistance using new technology

June 29, 2017
Hospital-acquired infections are both a cause of and contribute to resistance, but perhaps technology can help

Antibiotic stewardship: An approach to preserving our miracle drugs

August 19, 2016
How taking small steps today could save millions of lives

Protecting a precious resource: Antibiotics in nursing homes

January 11, 2016

Overprescribing antibiotics can lead to dire consequences—the bacteria can become resistant to the drugs, and once-controllable diseases can run wild. This is especially common in places where people live closely together, like in a college dormitory or a nursing home—and older people in nursing homes may be especially vulnerable.

McMaughan to develop Nursing Home Antibiotic Stewardship Guide

October 17, 2013

Darcy McMaughan, Ph.D., assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, recently developed a Nursing Home Antibiotic Stewardship Guide.