Nosocomial infections

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Nosocomial infections

Infections that were not present before the patient came to a hospital, but were acquired by a patient while in the hospital.


pertaining to or originating in a hospital.

nosocomial infections
those acquired during hospitalization or during attendance at any veterinary medical facility.
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Spontaneous spondylodiscitis is spinal infections caused by spreading of community-acquired or nosocomial infections from a distant point via blood in general.
Nosocomial infections in intensive care unit in a Turkish university hospital: a 2-year survey.
Only 7 (14%) of the HCWs were found to have proper knowledge about the significance of MRSA as the agent of nosocomial infections and methods for preventing nosocomial infections like use of personal protective equipment, adherence to hand hygiene, treatment of MRSA carriers with mupirocin, etc.
The nosocomial infections are caused by bacterial, viral and fungal pathogens.
Infection control measures that include intensive surveillance can reduce the incidence of nosocomial infections.
The incidence density rate of nosocomial infections was calculated by dividing the total number of nosocomial infections by the total patient-days (x1000) during the defined period of time.
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These findings are very promising since the use of these combinations for treatment of nosocomial infections is likely to reduce the minimum effective dose of the antibiotics, thereby reducing antibiotic resistance, possible toxic side effects and treatment cost of infection.
This resource for medical professionals, healthcare workers, engineers, designers, and infection control professionals gives advice on the management of airborne nosocomial infections in healthcare environments, offering strategies for air, surface, and hand disinfection.
When infections are contracted in hospitals, they are called nosocomial infections, and they are estimated as e fourth-largest killer every year in the United States.
Oom reasserted his country's readiness to assist the Tunisian programmes of hospital hygiene improvement and fight against nosocomial infections, the hospital-acquired infections, by helping Tunisian medical teams make the most of the Swedish know-how in this area.