ePrescribing-based Antimicrobial Stewardship
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General Bibliography

A summary of relevant publications relating to ePrescribing-based Antimicrobial Stewardship

Here we have summarised a selection of relevant references.


General References

1. World Health Organization. (2014). Antimicrobial resistance global report on surveillance: 2014 summary.

2. World Health Organization. (2015). Global action plan on antimicrobial resistance.

3. O’Neil, J. (2014). Review on Antimicrobial Resistance. Antimicrobial Resistance: Tackling a Crisis for the Health and Wealth of Nations 2014.

4. Goossens, H., Ferech, M., Vander Stichele, R., Elseviers, M., & ESAC Project Group. (2005). Outpatient antibiotic use in Europe and association with resistance: a cross-national database study. The Lancet, 65(9459), 579-587.

5. Davies, S. (2017). Antimicrobial Resistance: A Cause for Collaboration. Gates Cambridge Annual Lecture. 7 March. Lecture.

6. Holmes, A. H., Moore, L. S., Sundsfjord, A., Steinbakk, M., Regmi, S., Karkey, A., ... & Piddock, L. J. (2016). Understanding the mechanisms and drivers of antimicrobial resistance. The Lancet, 387(10014), 176-187.

7. European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. (2016). Summary of the latest data on antibiotic consumption in the European Union. ESAC-Net surveillance data. November. Available from: http://ecdc.europa.eu/en/eaad/Documents/antibiotics-ESACNet%20Summary%202016.pdf.

8. Ashiru-Oredope, D., & Hopkins, S. (2013). English Surveillance Programme for Antimicrobial Utilization and Resistance Oversight Group. Antimicrobial stewardship: English Surveillance Programme for Antimicrobial Utilization and Resistance (ESPAUR). J Antimicrob Chemother, 68(11), 2421-3.

9. Ashiru-Oredope, D., Sharland, M., Charani, E., McNulty, C., & Cooke, J. (2012). Improving the quality of antibiotic prescribing in the NHS by developing a new Antimicrobial Stewardship Programme: Start Smart—Then Focus. Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy, 67(suppl 1), i51-i63.

10. Public Health England. (2015). Start Smart - Then Focus. Antimicrobial Stewardship Toolkit for English Hospitals March 2015.

11. NHS England. Commissioning for Quality and Innovation (CQUIN) Guidance for 2016/17. (2016). Available from:https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/cquinguidance-16-17-v3.pdf.

12. Wachter, R. (2016). Making IT Work: Harnessing the power of health information technology to improve care in England. Department of Health, London.

13. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). (2015). Antimicrobial stewardship: systems and processes for effective antimicrobial medicine use. NICE guideline [NG15].

14. Cresswell K, Mozaffar H, Shah S, Sheikh A. (2016). A systematic assessment of promoting the appropriate use of antibiotics through hospital electronic prescribing systems. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice 2016 May 1.

15. Cresswell, K., Smith, P., Swainson, C., Timoney, A., & Sheikh, A. (2016). Establishing dataintensive healthcare: the case of Hospital Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration systems in Scotland. Journal of Innovation in Health Informatics, 23(3), 572- 579.

16. NHS England. Next Steps on the NHS Five Year Forward View. (2017). Available from: https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/next-steps-on-the-nhs-five-year-forward-view/

17. King, A., Cresswell, K. M., Coleman, J. J., Pontefract, S. K., Slee, A., Williams, R., & Sheikh, A. (2017). Investigating the ways in which health information technology can promote antimicrobial stewardship: a conceptual overview. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 110(8), 320-329.

18. Cross, E., Islam, J., Mowbray, F., Peto, T., Santillo, M., Sivyer, K., Walker, S., Yardley, L., & Llewelyn, M. (2017). ARK-Hospital (Antibiotic Review Kit-Hospital) - Feasibility of a complex behaviour change intervention in secondary care to safely and substantially reduce antibiotic use. 2017 Federation of Infection Societies Conference, The International Convention Centre, Birmingham, 30th Nov - 2nd Dec. Unpublished Conference Paper. University of Southampton, Southampton, 2017.

19. Yardley, L., Morrison, L., Bradbury, K., & Muller, I. (2015). The person-based approach to intervention development: application to digital health-related behavior change interventions. Journal of medical Internet research, 17(1).

20. Band, R., Bradbury, K., Morton, K., May, C., Michie, S., Mair, F. S., ... & Yardley, L. (2017). Intervention planning for a digital intervention for self-management of hypertension: a theory- , evidence-and person-based approach. Implementation Science, 12(1), 25.

21. Davies, S. C., & Gibbens, N. (2013). UK five year antimicrobial resistance strategy 2013 to 2018. London: Department of Health.

22. EPOC. Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care Review Group. Data Collection Checklist. Available from: http://epoc.cochrane.org/sites/epoc.cochrane.org/files/uploads/datacollectionchecklist.pdf.

23. Monteiro, E., Pollock, N. and Williams, R. (guest editors) (2014), ‘Innovation in Information Infrastructures’, Special Issue of the Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Volume 15, Special Issue, pp. Issue 4 and 5, April/May 2014.

24. Murray E, Treweek S, Pope C, MacFarlane A, Ballini L, Dowrick C, Finch T, Kennedy A, Mair F, O'Donnell C, Ong BN. (2010). Normalisation process theory: a framework for developing, evaluating and implementing complex interventions. BMC Medicine, 8(1):1.

25. Cresswell KM, Coleman JJ, Slee A, Morrison Z, Sheikh A. (2014). A toolkit to support the implementation of electronic prescribing systems into UK hospitals: preliminary recommendations. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine,107(1):8-13.

26. Cresswell KM, Bates DW, Williams R, Morrison Z, Slee A, Coleman J, Robertson A, Sheikh A. (2014).Evaluation of medium-term consequences of implementing commercial computerized physician order entry and clinical decision support prescribing systems in two ‘early adopter’ hospitals. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 21(e2):e194-202.

27. Sheikh A, Cornford T, Barber N, Avery A, Takian A, Lichtner V, Petrakaki D, Crowe S, Marsden K, Robertson A, Morrison Z. (2011). Implementation and adoption of nationwide electronic health records in secondary care in England: final qualitative results from prospective national evaluation in “early adopter” hospitals. BMJ,343:d6054.

28. Michie, S., Richardson, M., Johnston, M., Abraham, C., Francis, J., Hardeman, W., ... & Wood, C. E. (2013). The behavior change technique taxonomy (v1) of 93 hierarchically clustered techniques: building an international consensus for the reporting of behavior change interventions. Annals of behavioral medicine, 46(1), 81-95.

29. Moore, G., Audrey, S., Barker, M., Bond, L., Bonell, C., & Hardeman, W. (2015). Process evaluation of complex interventions. UK Medical Research Council (MRC) Guidance; 2014.URL:  https://www.mrc.ac.uk/documents/pdf/mrc-phsrn-process-evaluation-guidance-final/

30. Davey, P., Marwick, C. A., Scott, C. L., Charani, E., McNeil, K., Brown, E., ... & Michie, S. (2017). Interventions to improve antibiotic prescribing practices for hospital inpatients. The Cochrane Library.

31. McMillan, S. S., King, M. and Tully, M. P. (2016) How to use the nominal group and Delphi techniques. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 38: 655-662.

32. Pinnock, H., Epiphaniou, E., Sheikh, A., Griffiths, C., Eldridge, S., Craig, P., & Taylor, S. J. (2015). Developing standards for reporting implementation studies of complex interventions (StaRI): a systematic review and e-Delphi. Implementation Science, 10(1), 42.

33. Cresswell, K. M., Panesar, S. S., Salvilla, S. A., Carson-Stevens, A., Larizgoitia, I., Donaldson, L. J., ... & Sheikh, A. (2013). Global research priorities to better understand the burden of iatrogenic harm in primary care: an international Delphi exercise. PLoS Med, 10(11), e1001554.

34. Mir, G., Salway, S., Kai, J., Karlsen, S., Bhopal, R., Ellison, G. T., & Sheikh, A. (2012). Principles for research on ethnicity and health: the Leeds Consensus Statement. The European Journal of Public Health, cks028.

35. Thomas, S. K., McDowell, S. E., Hodson, J., Nwulu, U., Howard, R. L., Avery, A. J., ... & Coleman, J. J. (2013). Developing consensus on hospital prescribing indicators of potential harms amenable to decision support. British journal of clinical pharmacology, 76(5), 797- 809.

36. NHS England. Monthly Hospital Activity. Available from: https://www.england.nhs.uk/statistics/statistical-work-areas/hospital-activity/monthly-hospitalactivity.

37. ISD Scotland. Annual Acute Hospital Activity and NHS Beds Information in Scotland. Available from: https://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Hospital-Care/Publications/2015-12-22/2015-12-22-AnnualAcuteActivity-Report.pdf.

38. Public Health England. AMR local indicators. Available from: http://fingertips.phe.org.uk/profile/amr-localindicators/data#page/0/gid/1938132909/pat/15/par/E39000030/ati/118/are/E38000010.

39. Hemming K, Haines TP, Chilton PJ, Girling AJ, Lilford, RJ. (2015).The stepped wedge cluster randomised trial: rational, design, analysis, and reporting. BMJ, 350:h391.

40. Lilford RJ, Chilton PJ, Hemming K, Girling AJ, Taylor CA, Barach P. Evaluating policy and service interventions: framework to guide selection and interpretation of study end points. BMJ. 2010; 341:c4413. doi: 10.1136/bmj.c4413.

41. Department of Health. NHS Reference Costs 2015 to 2016. London, UK: Department of Health; 2016. Available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/nhsreference-costs-2015-to-2016.

42. Sheikh A, Coleman J, Chuter A, Williams R, Lilford R, Slee A, Morrison Z, Cresswell K, Robertson A, Slight S, Mozaffar H, Lee L, Shah S, Pontefract S, King A, Wiegel V, Watson S, Salema N, Bates D, Avery A, Girling A, McCloughan L, Watson N (14 December 2017). ePrescribing final report resubmission report. Investigating the implementation, adoption and effectiveness of ePrescribing systems in English hospitals: a mixed methods national evaluation. Pages 55-65.

43. Mihaylova, B., Briggs, A., O'Hagan, A., & Thompson, S. G. (2011). Review of statistical methods for analysing healthcare resources and costs. Health economics, (8), 897-916.

44. Lilford RJ & Watson SI. Essay 1: Integrating multiple sources of evidence: a Bayesian perspective. In: Raine R, Fitzpatrick R, Barratt H, et al. (Eds). Challenges, solutions and future directions in the evaluation of service innovations in health care and public health. Southampton, UK: NIHR Journals Library; 2016. doi: 10.3310/hsdr04160-1.

45. Yao GL, Novielli N, Manaseki-Holland S, Chen YF, van der Klink M, Barach P, Chilton PJ, Lilford RJ; European HANDOVER Research Collaborative. Evaluation of a pre development service delivery intervention: an application to improve clinical handovers. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012; 21(s1):i29-38. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2012-001210.

46. Lilford RJ, Girling AJ, Sheikh A, Coleman JJ, Chilton PJ, Burn SL, Jenkinson DJ, Blake L, Hemming K. Protocol for evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of ePrescribing systems and candidate prototype for other related health information technologies. BMC Health Serv Res. 2014; 14: 314. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-14-314.

47. Chen, Y. F., Boyal, A., Sutton, E., Armoiry, X., Watson, S., Bion, J., & Tarrant, C. (2016). The magnitude and mechanisms of the weekend effect in hospital admissions: A protocol for a mixed methods review incorporating a systematic review and framework synthesis. Systematic reviews, 5(1), 84. Personal correspondence Susan Hopkins. (2016). National point prevalence survey of HCAI and antimicrobial use in English Acute Hospitals.


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