Healthcare-associated infections in Northern Russia: Results of ten point-prevalence surveys in 2006-2010.

@article{Krieger2015HealthcareassociatedII,
  title={Healthcare-associated infections in Northern Russia: Results of ten point-prevalence surveys in 2006-2010.},
  author={Ekaterina A Krieger and Andrej M Grjibovski and Olga V Samodova and Hanne Merete Eriksen},
  journal={Medicina},
  year={2015},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={
          193-199
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Statistics on healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in Russia is scarce and has been considered to suffer from underreporting. We assessed the prevalence and changes in the prevalence of HAIs over 5 years and identified factors associated with acquiring HAIs in the pediatric hospital in Arkhangelsk, Northern Russia. MATERIALS AND METHODS Ten cross-sectional studies were conducted in the Arkhangelsk regional pediatric hospital biannually during 2006-2010. We used a… CONTINUE READING
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