SHEA/APIC Guideline: Infection prevention and control in the long-term care facility.

@article{Smith2008SHEAAPICGI,
  title={SHEA/APIC Guideline: Infection prevention and control in the long-term care facility.},
  author={P. W. Smith and Gail Bennett and Suzanne Bradley and Paul Joseph Drinka and Ebbing Lautenbach and James Marx and Lona Mody and Lindsay Nicolle and Kurt Stevenson},
  journal={American journal of infection control},
  year={2008},
  volume={36 7},
  pages={504-35}
}
Long-term care facilities (LTCFs) may be defined as institutions that provide health care to people who are unable to manage independently in the community. This care may be chronic care management or short-term rehabilitative services. The term nursing home is defined as a facility licensed with an organized professional staff and inpatient beds that… CONTINUE READING