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[Preventable hospital acquired infections are common].

@article{Nordqvist2017PreventableHA,
  title={[Preventable hospital acquired infections are common].},
  author={P. Nordqvist and M. Roberg and M. Magnusson and R. Sj{\"o}dahl},
  journal={Lakartidningen},
  year={2017},
  volume={114}
}
  • P. Nordqvist, M. Roberg, +1 author R. Sjödahl
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Lakartidningen
  • Preventable hospital acquired infections are common A modified GTT (Global trigger tool) was used for 480 patient records from 15 departments at Linköping University Hospital. Sixty-three hospital-acquired infections (HAI) were detected at 59 admissions. Postoperative wound infections were most common (44.4 %). Catheter-related urinary infections occurred in 15.9 %, infections associated with a central venous catheter in 7.9 % and hospital-acquired pneumonia in 6.3 % of all HAI.  Other types of… CONTINUE READING