Antimicrobial stewardship and antibiotic use
Antimicrobials are medicines used to treat and prevent infections. They include antibiotics and antiviral medicines. Infections are caused by organisms called microbes, such as bacteria.
Antimicrobial stewardship is a set of strategies to ensure that medicines are used appropriately, to reduce the risk of antimicrobial resistance.
More information about antimicrobial stewardship and the use of antibiotics to treat infections can be found here.
Acute coronary syndromes (heart attack and suspected heart attack)
Dementia and delirium
Heavy menstrual bleeding
Osteoarthritis of the knee
Pelvic organ prolapse
Stress urinary incontinence
Transvaginal mesh complications