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Unformatted text preview: Antibiotic Resistance and Medicinal Drug Policy Dr. Ken Harvey School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia 1 Dr. Harveys visit to China was sponsored by The World Health Organization and hosted by Professor Yong-Hong Yang Beijing Childrens Hospital & Professor Li Dakui Peking Union Medical College 2 3 Lecture outline Why the concern about antibiotic resistance? The history, microbiological and social determinants of antibiotic resistance Containing antibiotic resistance: microbiological surveillance, antibiotic utilization studies and other interventions One countrys response: the quality use of medicines pillar of Australian drug policy The current challenge using information technology to further improve antibiotic use 4 Therapeutic Guidelines: Evaluation Self-sufficiency was achieved (sales) So was improved prescribing De Santis G, Harvey KJ, Howard D, et al. Improving the quality of antibiotic prescribing in general practice: the role of educational intervention. Med J Aust 1994; 160: 502-5. Landgren FT, Harvey KJ, Mashford LM, et al. Changing antibiotic prescribing by educational marketing. Med J Aust 1988; 149 595-599. Harvey KJ. Quality assurance of therapeutic products and practice. Med J Aust 1987; 147: 317. Harvey KJ, Steward R, Hemming M, Moulds R. Antibiotic use in a large teaching hospital - the impact of antibiotic guidelines. Med J Aust 1983; 2:217-221 (but only when guidelines were augmented by drug audit, practitioner reflection and specific change strategies) 5 Scaling up: Australian National Drug Policy 6...
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