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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
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A multidisciplinary panel comprised principally of radiologists and pulmonologists from 10 countries with experience managing COVID-19 patients across a spectrum of healthcare environments evaluated the utility of imaging within three scenarios representing varying risk factors, community conditions, and resource constraints, resulting in five main and three additional recommendations intended to guide medical practitioners in the use of CXR and CT in the management of COIDs.
Strategies to Prevent Central Line–Associated Bloodstream Infections in Acute Care Hospitals
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The intent of this document is to highlight practical recommendations in a concise format designed to assist acute care hospitals in implementing and prioritizing their central line–associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) prevention efforts.
Strategies to Prevent Surgical Site Infections in Acute Care Hospitals: 2014 Update
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This document updates “Strategies to Prevent Surgical Site Infections in Acute Care Hospitals,” published in 2008, with practical recommendations in a concise format designed to assist acute care hospitals in implementing and prioritizing their surgical site infection prevention efforts.
Strategies to Prevent Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Acute Care Hospitals
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The intent of this document is to highlight practical recommendations in a concise format designed to assist acute care hospitals in implementing and prioritizing their ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) prevention efforts.
Comparison of the Burdens of Hospital-Onset, Healthcare Facility-Associated Clostridium difficile Infection and of Healthcare-Associated Infection due to Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
TLDR
The data suggest that C. difficile has replaced MRSA as the most common etiology of HAI in community hospitals in the southeastern United States.
Strategies to Prevent Surgical Site Infections in Acute Care Hospitals
TLDR
The intent of this document is to highlight practical recommendations in a concise format designed to assist acute care hospitals to implement and prioritize their surgical site infection (SSI) prevention efforts.
Changing patient characteristics and the effect on mortality in endocarditis.
TLDR
Staphylococcus aureus has emerged as a dominant cause of IE, and is an independent predictor of mortality, in patients with definite or possible IE at Duke University Medical Center from 1993 to 1999.
Strategies to Prevent Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections in Acute Care Hospitals
TLDR
The intent of this document is to highlight practical recommendations in a concise format designed to assist acute care hospitals in implementing and prioritizing their catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) prevention efforts.
Strategies to Prevent Surgical Site Infections in Acute Care Hospitals: 2014 Update
TLDR
This document updates “Strategies to Prevent Surgical Site Infections in Acute Care Hospitals,” published in 2008, with practical recommendations in a concise format designed to assist acute care hospitals in implementing and prioritizing their surgical site infection prevention efforts.
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