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OASCN Resources | “Baseline” Antibiotic Use in NICUs

These resources were developed by the OASCN Collaborative between 2021-2022.

Relevant Didactics:

  • Naming the Problem That Underpins “Rule-out Sepsis” - The Need for Bayesian Thinking (Joseph Schulman): Slides | Video

Relevant References: 

Cantey JB et al. Prospective surveillance of antibiotic use in the neonatal intensive care unit: results from the SCOUT study. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2015;34:267.

Ho T et al. Adherence of newborn-specific antibiotic stewardship programs to CDC recommendations. Pediatrics 2018;142:e20174322.

O’Leary EN et al. National Healthcare Safety Network 2018 baseline neonatal standardized antimicrobial administration ratios. Hosp Pediatr 2022 Feb 1;12(2):190-198.