Basic elements for the control of nosocomial infection in Thai hospitals.

@article{Danchaivijitr1995BasicEF,
  title={Basic elements for the control of nosocomial infection in Thai hospitals.},
  author={Somwang Danchaivijitr and Sribenja Waitayapiches and Thepnimitr Judaeng and S Chokloikaew},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  year={1995},
  volume={78 Suppl 1},
  pages={S44-9}
}
A survey on the basic elements for the control of N.I. was done in 38 hospitals in Thailand in 1991. Manpower shortage was found in one half of them. Service by the microbiological laboratory was under-utilized. Good guidelines on N.I. control needed to be more widely adopted. Capacity of C.S.S.D. lagged behind demands in most hospitals. Water supply was of most concern and needed to be improved in all. Waste-water treatment plants were needed in about one half of the hospitals. Personnel… CONTINUE READING