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Strategies to prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections in acute care hospitals.
Previously published guidelines are available that provide comprehensive recommendations for detecting and preventing healthcare-associated infections. The intent of this document is to highlightExpand
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Strategies to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia in acute care hospitals.
Previously published guidelines are available that provide comprehensive recommendations for detecting and preventing healthcare-associated infections. The intent of this document is to highlightExpand
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Strategies to prevent surgical site infections in acute care hospitals.
Previously published guidelines are available that provide comprehensive recommendations for detecting and preventing healthcare-associated infections. The intent of this document is to highlightExpand
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Comparison of the burdens of hospital-onset, healthcare facility-associated Clostridium difficile Infection and of healthcare-associated infection due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
We sought to determine the burden of nosocomial Clostridium difficile infection in comparison to other healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in community hospitals participating in an infectionExpand
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Changing patient characteristics and the effect on mortality in endocarditis.
BACKGROUND Limited data exist on recent demographic and microbiological changes in infective endocarditis (IE) and the impact of these changes on patient survival. METHODS Data were collected fromExpand
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Strategies to prevent surgical site infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 update.
Previously published guidelines are available that provide comprehensive recommendations for detecting and preventing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). The intent of this document is toExpand
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Strategies to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections in acute care hospitals.
Previously published guidelines are available that provide comprehensive recommendations for detecting and preventing healthcare-associated infections. The intent of this document is to highlightExpand
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Strategies to prevent surgical site infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 update.
Author(s): Deverick J. Anderson, MD, MPH; Kelly Podgorny, DNP, MS, RN; Sandra I. BerríosTorres, MD; Dale W. Bratzler, DO, MPH; E. Patchen Dellinger, MD; Linda Greene, RN, MPS, CIC; Ann-ChristineExpand
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The Role of Chest Imaging in Patient Management during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Multinational Consensus Statement from the Fleischner Society
With more than 900,000 confirmed cases worldwide and nearly 50,000 deaths during the first three months of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has emerged as an unprecedented healthcare crisis. The spread ofExpand
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The role of the surface environment in healthcare-associated infections
Purpose of review This article reviews the evidence demonstrating the importance of contamination of hospital surfaces in the transmission of healthcare-associated pathogens and interventionsExpand
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