Infectious disease prevention / control

Known as: Control, Infection, Infection Control, infection control procedures 
Programs of disease surveillance, generally within health care facilities, designed to investigate, prevent, and control the spread of infections and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Since publication of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America position paper on Clostridium difficile infection in 1995… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Burns are one of the most common and devastating forms of trauma. Patients with serious thermal injury require immediate… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
The emergence and spread of resistance in Enterobacteriaceae are complicating the treatment of serious nosocomial infections and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Five years ago, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) called for a national effort to make health care safe. Although progress since… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Serious infections caused by bacteria that have become resistant to commonly used antibiotics have become a major global… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Whether community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) genotypes (e.g., USA300) are a major… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE To determine whether a multifaceted systems intervention would eliminate catheter-related bloodstream infections (CR… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Nosocomial, or hospital-acquired, infections (more appropriately called health care–associated infections) are today by far the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System (NNIS) is an ongoing collaborative surveillance system sponsored by the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
In a representative sample of US general hospitals, the authors found that the establishment of intensive infection surveillance… (More)
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