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Abstract Background No therapeutics have yet been proven effective for the treatment of severe illness caused by SARS-CoV-2… Expand What follows are the NHSN criteria for all healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). These criteria include those for the “Big… Expand BACKGROUND
Catheter-related bloodstream infections occurring in the intensive care unit (ICU) are common, costly, and potentially… Expand BACKGROUND
Hyperglycemia and insulin resistance are common in critically ill patients, even if they have not previously had… Expand The “Guideline for Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 1999” presents the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'s… Expand In 1988, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) published definitions of nosocomial infections.1 However, because of journalistic… Expand BACKGROUND
Randomized, controlled trials have shown that prophylactic antibiotics are effective in preventing surgical-wound… Expand To perform a valid comparison of rates among surgeons, among hospitals, or across time, surgical wound infection (SWI) rates must… Expand The science of wound healing occupies a central role in surgical history and continues to represent a common theme for all… Expand