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Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP) Treatment Options

The appropriate use of antimicrobials—especially antibiotics—is the cornerstone of an antimicrobial stewardship program (ASP). Optimal antimicrobial therapy means prescribing the right antimicrobial regimen to the right patient for the right period of time.

As part of its Get Smart program to increase awareness about antimicrobial resistance, the CDC has developed recommendations for appropriate antibiotic prescribing in an outpatient setting.

  • Download the pediatric treatment recommendations for conditions including:
    • Acute sinusitis
    • Acute otitis media (AOM)
    • Pharyngitis
    • Common cold or nonspecific upper respiratory tract infection (URI)
    • Bronchiolitis
    • Urinary tract infections
  • Download the adult treatment recommendations for conditions including:
    • Acute rhinosinusitis
    • Acute uncomplicated bronchitis
    • Common cold or nonspecific upper respiratory tract infection (URI)
    • Pharyngitis
    • Acute uncomplicated cystitis

Henry Schein offers a wide range of treatment options, including antibiotics, to properly treat your patients' infections while preserving the future effectiveness of your antimicrobials.


ABL Medical SilvrSTAT®

Prescription SilvrSTAT® is a powerful nano-molecular silver antimicrobial hydrogel that replaces old technology silvers and some traditional antibiotics. It kills bacteria immediately and continuously while healing wounds including ulcers, lacerations, and burns quickly and effectively with no side effects. SilvrSTAT is considered an Rx medical device and can be stored for three years at room temperature.

SilvrSTAT® is a NEW type of silver that immediately and continuously kills harmful bacteria. It is the only multivalent silver FDA indicated to inhibit MRSA.

Advantages:

  • NOT an ionic silver and NOT deactivated by saline irrigation
  • It DOES NOT create bacterial resistance like traditional antibiotics
  • Transparent, water based—no alcohol, alginate, or sulfa
  • No known adverse events or allergies
  • Cost competitive with other silver products
  • Can be used as house stock with huge cost savings

Consider SilvrSTAT if you are using the following:

  • Silvadene® (silver sulfadiazine)
  • SilvaSorb®
  • SilverMed® and Amerigel®
  • Gentell's Silver Hydrogel Ag®
  • Elta's SilverGel™ Advanced Silver
  • DermaSyn®/Ag Antimicrobial Silver
  • Any hydrogel
  • Bactroban® (mupirocin)ng products

Download the Silverstat sell sheet or learn more about SilvrSTAT on its dedicated product page.

SilvrSTAT®

Antimicrobial Stewardship Tools and Solutions

Learn more about Antimicrobial stewardship tools to promote appropriate antimicrobial (antibiotics) use, to reduce microbial resistance and decrease the spread of infections.

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Antimicrobial Stewardship Tools and Solutions