We therefore assessed their knowledge and awareness in this subject as a part of routine training activities of the infection control committee
of the hospital.
In the present study conducted at Shalamar Tea-ching Hospital, the Infection Control Committee
(ICC) was alerted to the increasing incidence of cases of XDR AB in ICU over a period of 14 weeks.
In accordance with the infection control committee
, contact and droplet isolation precautions were taken in addition to known precautions during the AV epidemic and information tables related to these precautions were placed in the enterance of the unit and in different parts of the service (Table 3).
Board member Delia Zauthen, who was amongst those on the visit, said she would take the matter up at the next health scrutiny meeting as she also sits on the infection control committee
which has responsibility for combating problems of contamination on the wards
They were not available in New Zealand but undeterred, Bird, on behalf of the infection control committee
, located a prescription and the chief pharmacist at the hospital made it up.
3,4) Also, the members of the infection control committee
are a valuable resource for identifying a source for a specific procedure.
Dr Keith Struthers, director of microbiology and chairman of the infection control committee
at the trust, said while its MRSA rates were below average there was no room for complacency.
As mandated by Wisconsin law, the hospital maintained an Infection Control Committee
Instead of bringing findings to the Infection Control Committee
, a quarterly report is made to the Medical Quality Assessment Committee for dissemination to the medical staff.
The study comprised members (n=7) of infection control committee
who were interviewed through a self-developed, closed-ended questionnaire and their perception regarding infection control and prevention was recorded.
We should definitely worry about this bug," said Dr Ashraf ElHoufi, head of the Hospital Infection Control Committee
at Dubai Hospital in an interview with Khaleej Times.