© Medpharm. In the era of antimicrobial resistance, where the choice of antibiotics that we have to treat infections is becoming limited, infection control and hospital epidemiology are moving from being the orphan child of antimicrobial stewardship to becoming the necessity we can't live without. The responsibility lies with every healthcare worker to know the what, when and how of infection control as we have to pursue different avenues to not only safeguard the antibiotics we have left but also to maintain a healthy environment for our patients. This article explores issues around infection control and hospital epidemiology.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||SA Pharmaceutical Journal|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2016|