Recommendation ID

Reducing antimicrobial resistance:- What interventions, systems and processes are effective and cost effective in reducing antimicrobial resistance without causing harm to patients?

Any explanatory notes
(if applicable)

Recommendation:- One or more randomised controlled trials should be undertaken to determine whether short versus longer courses of antimicrobials, directly administered (or observed) therapy, continuous versus intermittent therapy and inhaled antimicrobials reduce the emergence of antimicrobial resistance and maintain patient outcomes compared with usual care in the UK setting.

Source guidance details

Comes from guidance
Antimicrobial stewardship: systems and processes for effective antimicrobial medicine use
Date issued
August 2015

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research? No  
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?   No