Combatting resistance in intensive care: the multimodal approach of the Spanish ICU “Zero Resistance” program
Critical Care (2015) 19: 114 P.4-8.
José Garnacho Montero, Francisco Álvarez Lerma, Paula Ramírez Galleymore, Mercedes Palomar Martínez, Luis Álvarez Rocha, Fernando Barcenilla Gaite, Joaquín Álvarez Rodríguez6, Mercedes Catalán Gonzále
Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
Over the last few decades, a dramatic worldwide increase in infection rates by multidrug-resistant (MDR) pathogens has occurred, which is acknowledged as a public health crisis. Management of infections caused by these pathogens is often difficult due to the scarcity of available active drugs ……