Antimicrobial prescribing

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A series of 4 videos based on the work of the Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group (SAPG) which provide up to date information on antimicrobial resistance, prescribing in dentistry and aims to improve clinical governance and antimicrobial stewardship.  Once you have watched all 4 videos, please complete the survey which you will find at the bottom of this page.

The presenter is Professor Andrew Smith.

Antimicrobial prescribing Part 1

This video provides an update on the basic microbiology of the acute dento-alveolar abscess, sampling and analysis techniques and knowledge of the common microbes which can be isolated from the dental abscess.

Antimicrobial prescribing Part 2

This video provides information on the current understanding of AMR, how it can be measured and the implications for future use of antimicrobials with relevance to oral microbes.

Antimicrobial prescribing Part 3

This video provides an overview of the pharmacokinetics of Penicillin V and Amoxicillin and discusses appropriate use of antimicrobials when dealing with patients suffering from severe dental infections.

Antimicrobial prescribing Part 4

Antimicrobial prescribing Part 4


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  • Published 31/10/2023
  • Due for Review 31/10/2024