Paul J Malpiedi

Learn More
BACKGROUND Antibiotics are essential to effectively treat many hospitalized patients. However, when antibiotics are prescribed incorrectly, they offer little benefit to patients and potentially expose them to risks for complications, including Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) and antibiotic-resistant infections. Information is needed on the frequency(More)
This report is a summary of Device-associated (DA) Module data collected by hospitals participating in the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) for events occurring from January through December 2011 and reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) by August 1, 2012. This report updates previously published DA Module data from NHSN(More)
  • 1