Surveillance strategies: a primer.

@article{Abrutyn1987SurveillanceSA,
  title={Surveillance strategies: a primer.},
  author={Elias Abrutyn and George Harrison Talbot},
  journal={Infection control : IC},
  year={1987},
  volume={8 11},
  pages={
          459-64
        }
}
A variety of acceptable surveillance methodologies have been described. CDC-type surveillance remains the standard, but a limited program may be most sensible for some. Surveillance by objective is an attractive concept and reports of its value are anticipated. For some, laboratory-based systems for identifying nosocomial infections and outbreaks have been highly effective but chart review is often still necessary. Regardless of the surveillance method chosen to anchor a program, the program… CONTINUE READING

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