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Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections.
These guidelines have been developed for healthcare personnel who insert intravascular catheters and for persons responsible for surveillance and control of infections in hospital, outpatient, andExpand
Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections.
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This research presents a meta-analysis of 120 cases of central giant cell granuloma in mice over a 12-month period and shows clear patterns of infection and disease progression that are hallmarks of organ failure. Expand
Guideline for Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 1999. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recommendations for the prevention of surgical site infections (SSIs), formerly called surgical wound infections, are presented, and a two-part guideline updates and replaces previous guidelines. Expand
Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter–Related Infections
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Examples of evidence-based interventions that can reduce the risk for serious catheter-related infection are education and training, maximal sterile barrier precautions, and 2% chlorhexidine preparation for skin antisepsis. Expand
Guideline for prevention of surgical site infection, 1999. Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee.
The “Guideline for Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 1999” presents the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'s recommendations for the prevention of surgical site infections (SSIs),Expand
Emergence of vancomycin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus. Glycopeptide-Intermediate Staphylococcus aureus Working Group.
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The emergence of S. aureus with intermediate resistance to glycopeptides emphasizes the importance of the prudent use of antibiotics, the laboratory capacity to identify resistant strains, and the use of infection-control precautions to prevent transmission. Expand
Guideline for the prevention of surgical site infection, 1999
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Risk factors for surgical-wound infection following cardiac surgery and the importance of clean wounds in diagnosis and treatment are investigated. Expand
Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections.
TLDR
The recommended preventive strategies with the strongest supportive evidence are education and training of healthcare providers who insert and maintain catheters, and maximal sterile barrier precautions during central venous catheter insertion, which can reduce the risk for serious catheter-related infection. Expand
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