Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Saint Luke's Hospital Antibiogram

Empiric treatment recommendations:
Skin Infections
Urinary Tract Infections

C.Difficile Prevention:

JAMA: Association between PPI's and recurrent C.Diff Infection (2017)

Members of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Taskforce at St. Luke's Hospital:

Dr. Will Savage, Hospitalist
Kevin Reynolds, Pharmacist
Lynn Crocker, Pharmacist
Lori Rothell, RN, Infection Preventionist
Amy Norville, VP, Support Services
Lynn Hensley, RN, Interim VP, Patient Care Services

External Links

CDC - Get Smart for Healthcare
APIC Antimicrobial Stewardship
CDC Vital Signs - Making Health Care Safer: Stopping C. difficile Infections

Antimicrobial Stewardship Management of Infections

Physicians, you can contact Lori Rothell for questions about the St. Luke's Antimicrobial Stewardship program.