Summary of Workshops on CLABSI

CSTH First of the series of workshops on CLABSI  was held in the W G Gunewardene auditorium, Colombo South Teaching Hospital Kalubowila on 22/09/2023. Resource persons were Dr Shirani Chandrasiri (Consultant Microbiologist) Dr Waruni Samaranayake (Consultant Intensivist) and Dr. Thimathi Wickramasekara (Consultant Nutrition Physician). Of the …

Recommendations on minimizing/ preventing fatalities due to medication errors and severe hypersensitivity reactions when administering antibiotics

SLCM intends to give recommendations in order to minimize fatalities due to medication errors and severe adverse reactions including anaphylaxis in view of the recent events of several cases of antibiotic associated anaphylaxis reported in the country and to ensure patient safety when administering antibiotics.