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hospital

 [hos´pit'l]
an institution for the care and treatment of the acutely sick and injured.
day hospital a facility that offers professional health care, such as psychiatric care or rehabilitation services, to individuals who require services but are able to return to their homes overnight.
hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee a committee established in 1991 by the United States Government with members appointed by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. It provides advice and guidance related to isolation practices and serves as an advisory committee to the centers for disease control and prevention for updating guidelines and policy statements related to control of nosocomial infection.
open hospital
1. a mental hospital, or section of a hospital, without locked doors or other forms of physical restraint.
2. a hospital to which health care providers who are not staff members may send their own patients and supervise their treatment.
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The first guideline for controlling VRE within hospitals was published in 1994 by HICPAC [4].
The first HICPAC guideline: CDC Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee.
Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) Guideline for Disinfection and Sterilization in Healthcare facilities.
CDC, HICPAC issue guidelines to treat carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in acute care facilites.
Rankings are based on the system used by CDC and the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) to categorize recommendations:
Gould, C.V., Umscheid, C.A., Agarwal, R.K., Kuntz, G., & Pagues, D.A., for the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC).
Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Hospital Infections Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC).
The CDC, along with the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC), offers guidance on environmental surface cleaning and disinfecting in the Guidelines for Environmental Infection Control in Health Care Facilities.
In response to the dramatic increase in vancomycin resistance in enterococci, the CDC Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) has made the following recommendations (64):
(15.) Pearson ML, Bridges CB, Harper SA; Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC); Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).
Gould, C.V., Umscheid, C.A., Agarwal, R.K., Kuntz, G., Pegues, D.A., & Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC), (2009) .
Among features common to each cluster were the anesthesiologists; one did not wear a mask during these procedures as recommended by HICPAC (2007) to prevent infections from bacterium like Streptococcus salivarius, part of normal mouth flora.