TOp TEn resistant Microorganisms at intensive care unit: a 2018 global expert survey (TOTEM study protocol)

08 Mar 2018

Background: This global survey will provide global expert ranking of the most urgent multidrug bacteria present at the intensive care units (ICU) that have become a threat in daily clinical practice. We believe efforts on education, investigation, funding and development of new antimicrobials or new antimicrobial approach should be directed in near future. The 2018 study protocol is reported here in. Methods: A global survey will be performed using an electronic platform (SurveyMonkey®). The survey will compile data on key aspects of the actual threat of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria globally in the ICU.