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Guideline for isolation precautions in hospitals
Describe los razonamientos y responsabilidades para las precauciones del aislamiento, las tecnicas, recomendaciones and modificaciones. Expand
CDC definitions for nosocomial infections, 1988.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has developed a new set of definitions for surveillance of nosocomial infections. The new definitions combine specific clinical findings with results ofExpand
Recommendations for preventing the spread of vancomycin resistance: recommendations of the Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC).
A rapid increase in the incidence of infection and colonization with vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) has been reported from U.S. hospitals in the last 5 years, and the lack of available antimicrobials for therapy of infections due to VRE poses several problems. Expand
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): A Briefing for Acute Care Hospitals and Nursing Facilities
There is lack of agreement on the most appropriate measures to control MRSA in healthcare facilities, and the wide variation in approaches is due, in part, to the lack of data establishing the efficacy of specific control measures. Expand
The CDC Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee.
  • J. Garner
  • Medicine
  • American journal of infection control
  • 1 June 1993