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Setting the scene: part 1

The video tells the fictional story of two patients, and how they are affected by an infection with a resistant organism.

For your first activity you are asked to watch this video, which runs for 8 minutes and tells the story of two patients, Bill & Fred, and how they are affected by an infection with a resistant organism.

DISCLAIMER – All characters appearing in this work, both parts 1 & 2, are fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.

As you watch the video consider the following:

  1. What deficiencies in infection control and clinical practice are depicted in the video?

  2. What are the key drivers for resistance?

  3. What are the key prescribing issues worthy of investigation in this video?

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