Source:Australian GovernmentDate Published:05/2018Format:PDFAnnotation:This 319-page document summarizes current evidence about antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) strategies and interventions and their implementation. It is designed to provide clinicians and managers working in all healthcare sectors with the evidence, expert guidance, and tools they need to initiate and sustain AMS activities in a diverse range of practice settings: hospitals (public, private, metropolitan, and rural), primary care, and aged care homes. Chapters 1-7 provide strategies for implementing and sustaining AMS. Chapters 8-12 examine the roles of the different clinicians in AMS.URL:https://www.safetyandquality.gov.au/our-work/healthcare-associated-infection/antimicrobial-stewardship/book/Type:Guideline/Assessment ToolAccess Notes:Direct link to document: https://www.safetyandquality.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/AMSAH-Book-WEB-COMPLETE.pdfID:17144. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.