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2021
Fact sheet or brochure

This decision aid can be used with your doctor to help you decide whether to use antibiotics when your child has a middle ear infection.

2018
Fact sheet or brochure

This document provides information on a number of questions frequently asked by users of the IT system platform (OrgTRx) used by Australian Passive AMR Surveillance.

2021
Fact sheet or brochure

Antibiograms are tables of antimicrobial susceptibilities compiled according to a specific set of standards. The information provided supports clinicians working with their local antimicrobial stewardship teams to improve clinical practice in regard to infections. 

2018
Presentation

Presented in September 2018

2021
Fact sheet or brochure

This fact sheet provides users with information on the alignment of the actions and criteria from the 2017 Preventing and Controlling Healthcare-Associated Infections Standard (2017 Standard) to the 2021 Preventing and Controlling Infections Standard (2021 Standard).

2021
Fact sheet or brochure

The AURA priority organisms list was developed by the Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in Australia (AURA) National Coordinating Unit (NCU) at the Commission in 2015, and reviewed in 2019. The list of priority organisms guide data collection for the AURA Surveillance System and reporting of resistance in Australia.

2021
Fact sheet or brochure

Older people are more vulnerable to infections and can have different patterns of antimicrobial resistance than younger adults. Older people can also experience more severe side effects from antimicrobials and are more likely to be taking other medication that can interact with antimicrobials.