• Publications
  • Influence
Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Guidelines for Developing an Institutional Program to Enhance Antimicrobial Stewardship
Timothy H. Dellit, Robert C. Owens, John E. McGowan, Jr., Dale N. Gerding, Robert A. Weinstein, John P. Burke, W. Charles Huskins, David L. Paterson, Neil O. Fishman, Christopher F. Carpenter, P. J.Expand
  • 1,785
  • 117
Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America guidelines for developing an institutional program to enhance antimicrobial stewardship.
Timothy H. Dellit, Robert C. Owens, John E. McGowan, Jr., Dale N. Gerding, Robert A. Weinstein, John P. Burke, W. Charles Huskins, David L. Paterson, Neil O. Fishman, Christopher F. Carpenter, P. J.Expand
  • 865
  • 64
  • Open Access
Hospital-acquired neonatal infections in developing countries
Hospital-born babies in developing countries are at increased risk of neonatal infections because of poor intrapartum and postnatal infection-control practices. We reviewed data from developingExpand
  • 563
  • 30
The epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infection in children: a population-based study.
BACKGROUND The incidence of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is increasing, even in populations previously thought to be at low risk, including children. Most incidence studies have includedExpand
  • 145
  • 13
Intervention to reduce transmission of resistant bacteria in intensive care.
BACKGROUND Intensive care units (ICUs) are high-risk settings for the transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE). METHODS In aExpand
  • 314
  • 11
  • Open Access
Decreasing PICU Catheter-Associated Bloodstream Infections: NACHRI's Quality Transformation Efforts
OBJECTIVE: Despite the magnitude of the problem of catheter-associated bloodstream infections (CA-BSIs) in children, relatively little research has been performed to identify effective strategies toExpand
  • 306
  • 9
  • Open Access
Training Mentors of Clinical and Translational Research Scholars: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Purpose To determine whether a structured mentoring curriculum improves research mentoring skills. Method The authors conducted a randomized controlled trial (RCT) at 16 academic health centers (JuneExpand
  • 107
  • 6
  • Open Access
Epidemiology of central line-associated bloodstream infections in the pediatric intensive care unit.
OBJECTIVE Describe central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLA-BSI) epidemiology in pediatric intensive care units (PICUs). DESIGN Descriptive study (29 PICUs); cohort study (18 PICUs). Expand
  • 49
  • 6
Hospital infection prevention and control: a model for improving the quality of hospital care in low- and middle-income countries.
Continuous quality improvement (CQI) is a powerful methodology for improving clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction while reducing inefficiency and costs. However, most hospitals in low- andExpand
  • 35
  • 5
Legislative mandates for use of active surveillance cultures to screen for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant enterococci: position statement from the Joint SHEA and
Legislation aimed at controlling antimicrobial-resistant pathogens through the use of active surveillance cultures to screen hospitalized patients has been introduced in at least 2 US states. InExpand
  • 187
  • 4