Strategies to prevent infections in hospitals

December 2008
Critical Care Nurse;Dec2008, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p10
Academic Journal
The article reports that a compendium of guidelines and strategies has been released to help prevent infections in hospitals such as Staphylococcal and Clostridium difficile infections, ventilator-associated pneumonia, bloodstream infections caused by central catheter and urinary tract and surgical site infections. The compendium was released by the American Hospital Association, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology.


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