Guidelines for prevention of hospital acquired infections

  title={Guidelines for prevention of hospital acquired infections},
  author={Yatin Mehta and Abhinav Kumar Gupta and Subhash Kumar Todi and S. N. Myatra and D. P. Samaddar and Vijaya P Patil and Pradip Kumar Bhattacharya and Suresh Ramasubban},
  journal={Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine : Peer-reviewed, Official Publication of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine},
  pages={149 - 163}
  • Y. MehtaA. Gupta S. Ramasubban
  • Published 1 March 2014
  • Medicine
  • Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine : Peer-reviewed, Official Publication of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
These guidelines, written for clinicians, contains evidence-based recommendations for the prevention of hospital acquired infections Hospital acquired infections are a major cause of mortality and morbidity and provide challenge to clinicians. Measures of infection control include identifying patients at risk of nosocomial infections, observing hand hygiene, following standard precautions to reduce transmission and strategies to reduce VAP, CR-BSI, CAUTI. Environmental factors and architectural… 

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