Andrew M Morris
Affiliation: Mount Sinai Hospital
- Establishing an antimicrobial stewardship programAndrew M Morris
Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, Mount Sinai Hospital and University Health Network, and Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
Healthc Q 13:64-70. 2010..We describe how we have established such a program in a teaching hospital, modelled on John Kotter's eight steps of leading change...
- Use of a structured panel process to define quality metrics for antimicrobial stewardship programsAndrew M Morris
Mount Sinai Hospital and University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:500-6. 2012..There is no standardized approach to evaluate the impact of these programs...
- Use of Transthoracic Echocardiography in the Management of Low-Risk Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia: Results From a Retrospective Multicenter Cohort StudyAdrienne Showler
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 8:924-31. 2015..The aim of this study was to develop a prediction model to identify patients with low-risk Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia (SAB), in whom infective endocarditis (IE) can be ruled out based on transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE)...
- A National Survey of Critical Care Physicians' Knowledge, Attitudes, and Perceptions of Antimicrobial Stewardship ProgramsMarilyn Steinberg
Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada
J Intensive Care Med 31:61-5. 2016..We administered a survey to critical care physicians across Canada to better understand their knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions on the utility of ASPs in improving patient care...
- Multicenter study of health care cost of patients admitted to hospital with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: Impact of length of stay and intensity of careNisha Thampi
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Am J Infect Control 43:739-44. 2015..We compared clinical and economic data for hospitalized cases of SAB in the context of a publicly funded health care system...
- Pro/con debate: are barrier precautions cost-effective in improving patient outcomes in the intensive care unit?Nisha Thampi
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital and University Health Network, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, 600 University Avenue, Suit 415, Toronto, ON M5G 1X5, Canada
Crit Care 16:202. 2012..Your hospital administration wants your direction on next year's expenditures. You are debating whether the expense is worthwhile and advise your hospital administration accordingly...
- Pro/con debate: Should antimicrobial stewardship programs be adopted universally in the intensive care unit?Philip George
Division of Critical Care, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital and University Health Network, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, Suite 18 206, Toronto, ON M5G 1X5, Canada
Crit Care 14:205. 2010..You are debating whether it is worth bringing the concept forward to your hospital's administration to consider investing in...
- Linking antimicrobial prescribing to antimicrobial resistance in the ICU: before and after an antimicrobial stewardship programAmy Hurford
The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada
Epidemics 4:203-10. 2012....