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A national quality incentive scheme to reduce antibiotic overuse in hospitals: evaluation of perceptions and impact

Abstract:
Background: In 2016/2017, a financially-linked antibiotic prescribing quality improvement initiative (AMR-CQUIN) was introduced across acute hospitals in England. This aimed for >1% reductions in Defined Daily Doses / 1000 admissions of total antibiotics, piperacillin/tazobactam and carbapenems compared with 2013/2014 and improved review of empiric antibiotic prescriptions. Objectives: To assess perceptions of staff leading antimicrobial stewardship activi... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1093/jac/dky041

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-0412-8509
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Journal website
Volume:
73
Issue:
6
Pages:
1708–1713
Publication date:
2018-02-28
Acceptance date:
2018-01-20
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EISSN:
1460-2091
ISSN:
0305-7453
Pubs id:
pubs:821647
URN:
uri:96b93d76-740f-4a37-84fc-d1a2f9e72a88
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uuid:96b93d76-740f-4a37-84fc-d1a2f9e72a88
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pubs:821647

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