Infectious Disease: Health Care-Associated Infections.

@article{Shafer2019InfectiousDH,
  title={Infectious Disease: Health Care-Associated Infections.},
  author={Charles W Shafer and Jay R Allison and Amy L Hogue and Mark K Huntington},
  journal={FP essentials},
  year={2019},
  volume={476},
  pages={
          30-42
        }
}
Health care-associated infections (HAIs) are a major cause of morbidity and mortality, with 2 million US patients per year developing HAIs. This results in 90,000 deaths and billions of dollars in preventable expenses annually. Common HAIs include central line-associated bloodstream infection, catheter-related urinary tract infection, surgical site infection, hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP), ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection… CONTINUE READING
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