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Computer surveillance of hospital-acquired infections and antibiotic use.
Surveillance of hospital-acquired infections and antibiotic use is required of US hospitals. The time and cost needed to actively perform this surveillance can be extensive. We developed a… Expand
Prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infections. Efficacy of daily meatal care regimens.
- J. Burke, R. Garibaldi, M. R. Britt, J. Jacobson, Marlyn T. Conti, D. Alling
- The American journal of medicine
- 1 March 1981
To evaluate the efficacy of daily cleansing of the urethral meatus-catheter junction in preventing bacteriuria during closed urinary drainage, randomized, controlled trials of two widely recommended… Expand
Evaluation of daily meatal care with poly-antibiotic ointment in prevention of urinary catheter-associated bacteriuria.
- J. Burke, J. Jacobson, R. Garibaldi, Marlyn T. Conti, D. Alling
- The Journal of urology
- 1 February 1983
Meatal care with a poly-antibiotic ointment twice daily was evaluated in a prospective, randomized, controlled study of patients with temporary indwelling urethral catheters. Bacteriuria was acquired… Expand
Fever, chills, and hypotension following cardiac catheterization with single- and multiple-use disposable catheters.
- J. Jacobson, C. E. Schwartz, H. W. Marshall, Marlyn T. Conti, J. P. Burke
- Catheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis
Recognition of pyrogen reactions in patients studied with multiple-use cardiac catheters led to recommendations regarding their cleaning and ultimately to the expensive practice of discarding… Expand
Injuries of hospital employees from needles and sharp objects.
During a 30-month period in our 570-bed private community hospital, employees reported 218 injuries from needles and other sharp objects. Five of these injuries were from needles used on patients… Expand
PREVENTING UTIs: WHAT WORKS?
Use these results from infection-control research to map your next Catheter Wars campaign.
In three years we encountered two patients with hospital-acquired myiasis, a rarely reported nosocomial problem. Both patients were elderly and had lengthy thoracic surgery in August in the same… Expand
Adapting disease-specific isolation guidelines to a hospital information system.
- J. Jacobson, D. S. Johnson, C. Ross, Marlyn T. Conti, R. Evans, J. P. Burke
- Infection control : IC
- 1 August 1986
The authors modified the Centers for Disease Control's guideline for disease-specific isolation precautions to a hospital computerized information system. Entering a suspected diagnosis selected from… Expand
Hospital-associated infections in the general hospital population and specific measures of control
- Marlyn T. Conti
- 1 February 1982
A system for filing hospital infection control literature.