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Attributable deaths and disability-adjusted life-years caused by infections with antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the EU and the European Economic Area in 2015: a population-level modelling analysis
Prevalence of healthcare-associated infections, estimated incidence and composite antimicrobial resistance index in acute care hospitals and long-term care facilities: results from two European point…
- C. Suetens, K. Latour, D. Monnet
- MedicineEuro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les…
- 15 November 2018
A high annual number of healthcare-associated infections in healthcare facilities in the EU/EEA is confirmed and indicated that AMR in HAI in LTCF may have reached the same level as in ACH.
Core components for effective infection prevention and control programmes: new WHO evidence-based recommendations
- J. Storr, Anthony Twyman, E. Curiel
- Medicine, Political ScienceAntimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control
- 10 January 2017
Eleven recommendations and three good practice statements form the substance of a new WHO IPC guideline, which is critical for the successful containment of antimicrobial resistance and the prevention of health care-associated infections.
The Social Amplification of Risk: Risk and relativity: BSE and the British media
Procedure-Specific Surgical Site Infection Rates and Postdischarge Surveillance in Scotland
- J. Reilly, G. Allardice, J. Bruce, R. Hill, J. McCoubrey
- MedicineInfection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
- 27 November 2006
A procedure-specific approach to PDS is recommended, with direct observation of patients after breast surgery, cesarean section, and hysterectomy, for which the length of stay is typically short, and readmission surveillance may be adequate to detect most SSIs after orthopedic surgery or vascular surgery, which is typically longer.
The Rise and Fall of Risk Reporting
Which risks attract mass media attention? When and why do particular threats become headline news? Using three diverse case studies, this article charts the rise and fall of risk crises and draws on…
Antimicrobial use in European acute care hospitals: results from the second point prevalence survey (PPS) of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use, 2016 to 2017
- D. Plachouras, T. Kärki, C. Suetens
- Medicine, BiologyEuro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les…
- 15 November 2018
The results of the PPS provide detailed information on antimicrobial use in European acute care hospitals, enable comparisons between countries and hospitals, and highlight key areas for national and European action that will support efforts towards prudent use of antimicrobials.
Universal screening for meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: interim results from the NHS Scotland pathfinder project.
36th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine
Table of contents - Sepsis impairs the capillary response within hypoxic capillaries and decreases erythrocyte oxygen-dependent ATP efflux and the predictive role of C-reactive protein and procalcitonin biomarkers in central nervous system infections with extensively drug resistant bacteria.
A Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial of 6-Step vs 3-Step Hand Hygiene Technique in Acute Hospital Care in the United Kingdom
The study provides the first evidence in a randomized controlled trial that the 6-step technique is superior, thus these international guidance documents should consider this evidence, as should healthcare organizations using the 3- step technique in practice.