TITLE

Assessing the Impact of Hand Hygiene and Infection Prevention Measures in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit

AUTHOR(S)
M., Browning; M. J., Tully; A., Lough; J., Salomon; L., Franker; S., Bruinsma
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Apr2008, Vol. 28 Issue 2, pe22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
An abstract of the study "Assessing the Impact of Hand Hygiene and Infection Prevention Measures in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit," by M. Browning, M. J. Tully et al. is presented.
ACCESSION #
31609429

 

Related Articles

  • Perkütan Dilatasyonal Trakeostomi Uygulamalarında Fiberoptik Bronkoskop ile Işıklı Stilenin KarşılaÅŸtırılması. Öksüz, Hafize; Şenoğlu, Nimet; Yıldız, Hüseyin; Doğan, Zafer // Journal of the Turkish Anaesthesiology & Intensive Care Society ;Mar2010, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p117 

    Aim: In recent years, percutaneous tracheostomy (PT) has become a routine practice for ICU patients requiring prolonged mechanical ventilation. Complications of PT include bleeding, loss of airway control, inadvertent injury to surrounding structures and equipment damage, and all of them can be...

  • New patient safety guide available.  // Medical Device Daily;6/5/2007, Vol. 11 Issue 107, p3 

    The article offers information on a patient safety guide on compact disc format released by ECRI Institute called "Critical Care Safety: Essentials for ICU Patient Care and Technology." The guide discusses issues on implementing risk management and quality improvement plans in intensive care...

  • Peter Pronovost. Kingsbury, Kathleen // Time International (South Pacific Edition);5/12/2008, Issue 18, p58 

    In this article, the placement of Dr. Peter Pronovost on the "Time" magazine's list of the 100 most influential people in the world is explained. Pronovost incorporated checklists recording each step in many procedures carried out in the intensive care unit of Johns Hopkins Hospital, and the...

  • Peter Pronovost. Kingsbury, Kathleen // Time International (Atlantic Edition);5/12/2008, Vol. 171 Issue 19, p62 

    In this article, the placement of Dr. Peter Pronovost on the "Time" magazine's list of the 100 most influential people in the world is explained. Pronovost incorporated checklists recording each step in many procedures carried out in the intensive care unit of Johns Hopkins Hospital, and the...

  • Peter Pronovost. Kingsbury, Kathleen // Time;5/12/2008, Vol. 171 Issue 19, p86 

    In this article, the placement of Dr. Peter Pronovost on the "Time" magazine's list of the 100 most influential people in the world is explained. Pronovost incorporated checklists recording each step in many procedures carried out in the intensive care unit of Johns Hopkins Hospital, and the...

  • Dynamics of Antibiotic Usage in the Intensive Care Unit at the University Hospital of the West Indies. V. Chin; Harding, H. E.; Tennant, I.; Soogrim, D.; Gordon-Strachan, G. M.; Frankson, M. A. // West Indian Medical Journal;Mar2010, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p159 

    Objective: To determine antibiotic usage patterns in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI). Method: A cross-sectional, analytical study of consecutive patients admitted to the ICU was conducted between July and December 2007. Exclusion criteria were...

  • QUALITY-SAFETY PROGRAM REDUCES ICU INFECTIONS.  // Quality Progress;Nov2012, Vol. 45 Issue 11, p13 

    The article considers the Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program (CUSP), a program of the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality which has resulted in a strong reduction in infections in hospital intensive care units.

  • Specimen rejection in laboratory medicine: Necessary for patient safety? Dikmen, Zeliha Gunnur; Pinar, Asli; Akbiyik, Filiz // Biochemia Medica;2015, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p377 

    Introduction: The emergency laboratory in Hacettepe University Hospitals receives specimens from emergency departments (EDs), inpatient services and intensive care units (ICUs). The samples are accepted according to the rejection criteria of the laboratory. In this study, we aimed to evaluate...

  • Diabetes mellitus is an independent risk factor for ICU-acquired bloodstream infections. Michalia, M.; Kompoti, M.; Koutsikou, A.; Paridou, A.; Giannopoulou, P.; Trikka-Graphakos, E.; Clouva-Molyvdas, P. // Intensive Care Medicine;Mar2009, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p448 

    To investigate the role of diabetes as risk factor for ICU-acquired bloodstream infections (BSI). Prospective observational study. A general eight-bed ICU of a tertiary hospital. Three hundred and forty-three consecutive patients (63 diabetic and 280 nondiabetic) admitted in the ICU. BSI...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics