Health Care-Associated Infection
Outbreak Investigations in Outpatient Settings, Los Angeles County, California, USA, 2000-2012
There may be parts of your procedure that can be cut back to reduce your chances of contracting a health care-associated infection
Pooled mean percentage of tested isolates of six urgent or serious antibiotic-resistant threat pathogens that were antibiotic -resistant, by type of health care facility and type of health care -associated infection reported--National Healthcare Safety Network, United States, 2008-2014 * Health care-associated infection
type CLABSI CAUTI No.
Being in hospital does carry risks, for example, frail patients are at risk of getting a health care-associated infection
, or DVTs (blood clots).
The prevalence of health care-associated infection
varies between 5.
CDC/NHSN surveillance definition of health care-associated infection
and criteria for specific types of infections in the acute care setting.
Of every 100 hospitalized patients, at least seven in developed and 10 in developing countries will acquire a health care-associated infection
The second domain includes two health care-associated infection
measures: central line-associated bloodstream infection and catheter-associated urinary tract infection.
The HQSC's IPC programme aims to reduce the risk of health care-associated infection
through a range of strategies across the health sector.
Nurse staffing, burnout, and health care-associated infection
In a study of 100,000 Medicare patients hospitalized in 3,648 hospitals, researchers found Blacks had a higher risk than Whites of suffering from a health care-associated infection
or adverse drug event.
They were advised to use the CDCs infection prevention checklist for outpatient settings to assess infection control practices, and adhere to local, state, and federal requirements on health care-associated infection
surveillance, reportable diseases, and outbreak reporting.