Dr. Goff believes that the COVID-19 pandemic has provided a real-life example of the type of threat that AMR poses to our health.
Each year, more than 700,000 people lose their lives to drug-resistant infections, and this number could climb to 10 million by the year 2050 if nothing is done help combat it. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating the problem.
Dr. Septimus will discuss the potential benefits and harms of antibiotics, as well as the value of antimicrobial stewardship when it comes to improving outcomes of patients suffering from sepsis.
World Antimicrobial Awareness Week is just around the corner! Learn more about the importance of understanding antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and combating it through stewardship initiatives.