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Knowledge & Resources: 2019

Antimicrobial resistance of Escherichia coli isolates from outpatient urinary tract infections in women in six European countries including Russia

In the Northern Dimension Antibiotic Resistance Study (NoDARS), Finland, Germany, Latvia, Poland, Russia and Sweden collected urine samples from outpatient women (aged 18-65 years) with symptoms of uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI) to investigate the levels of antimicrobial resistance among E. coli isolates. This manuscript published in Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance presents the outcomes of the study.

Keywords: Antimicrobial resistance, NoDARS, AMR EG, Antimicrobial susceptibility testing

Harmful alcohol use among acutely ill hospitalised medical patients in Oslo and Moscow: A cross-sectional study

The manuscript published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence estimates the prevalence of harmful alcohol use in relation to socio-demographic characteristics among acutely ill medical patients, and examines identification measures of alcohol use. The Expert Group on Alcohol and Substance Use has contributed to the study.

Keywords: Harmful alcohol use, Oslo, Moscow, Hospitals, ASA EG

Preventable premature deaths (PYLL) in Northern Dimension partnership countries 2003-2013

To implement health promotion and disease prevention, reliable and timely information on population’s health, its determinants and their distribution are needed. The manuscript on the Potential Years of Life Lost (PYLL) published in the European Journal of Public Health presents the trends in preventable premature loss of life, its causes and developments between 2003-2013 in Northern Europe and the Baltic Sea Region. The manuscript is based on research carried out by the Expert Group on Non-Communicable Diseases.

Keywords: Health in All Policies, Potential years of life lost, Premature mortality, PYLL