Nosocomial infection surveillance and control policies.

@article{Gastmeier2004NosocomialIS,
  title={Nosocomial infection surveillance and control policies.},
  author={Petra Gastmeier},
  journal={Current opinion in infectious diseases},
  year={2004},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={
          295-301
        }
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW In the majority of countries costs for health care are increasing and strategies to reduce adverse events in medical treatment have an increasing importance. Nosocomial infection remains the most common type of complication affecting hospitalized patients. As preventive strategies have indeed become more important they now have to show not only that they are effective in reducing nosocomial infections but also that they are cost effective. This paper investigates the… CONTINUE READING

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