July 2017

Pharmacist-Driven Intervention Improves Care of Patients with S aureus Bacteremia

Published July 18, 2017

Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia (SAB) is associated significant morbidity and mortality.  Previous studies have shown Infectious Diseases (ID) consultation for patients with SAB optimizes care and reduces mortality.  A recent study highlights outcomes of a pharmacist-driven intervention to encourage adherence to SAB quality-of-care measures and ID consultation in an Ohio medical center.  The study investigators found that these interventions significantly increased compliance to SAB quality-of-care measures from… Read More

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