Prevention of Hospital Acquired Infections - Description
Arya Sedehi Eric Esposito Lubna Rashid What are HAIs Develops within 48 hours or more of hospital admission Related to antibioticresistant bacteria Background 510 of hospitalized patients develop a HAI ID: 200917 Download Presentation
Jennifer Schiermeyer, Kathie O’Dell, Melissa Kumm. Hand hygiene is the first universal precaution to prevent spreading disease, but as healthcare professionals we are not diligent in carrying out proper hand hygiene, even with knowing the risks (Birks, Coyle, Porter, Mills, 2011, p. 10). The Institute of Medicine reported that 2 million patients each year have harmful complications due to healthcare acquired infections. These infections are the result of 90,000 deaths and $4.5-5.7 billion dollars a year in extra health care costs (Collins, 2008)..
Healthcare-Associated Infections (. HAIs. ) . National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases. Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion. Healthcare-Associated Infections (. HAIs. ). 1 out of 20 hospitalized patients affected.
infectious. . diseases. Marta Rorat . PhD. , MD . The . Act of 5 December 2008 on preventing and fighting infections and infectious diseases in humans. THE ACT DEFINES. The . Act of 5 December 2008 on preventing and fighting infections and infectious diseases in humans.
eBug. Bytes – . March . 2017. Rising antibiotic resistance in children . has . infectious disease experts scared. According to a new study, the number of hospitalized children in the U.S. infected with bacteria resistant to multiple types of antibiotic drugs surged between 2007 and 2015. researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine studied patient data from 48 children's hospitals across the country. Using diagnostic and billing claim codes, they identified diagnoses of infections with .
Issues, trends, and resources . for combating the problem. .. Nancy Hudecek RN, BSN, MS. Director, Risk Management, Patient Safety, and Quality Improvement. Today’s webinar will begin promptly at 2:00 PM Central Time.
Objectives . List significant healthcare associated infections. Understand the epidemiology of significant healthcare associated infections. Identify disease transmission . Utilizing evidence based literature develop strategies used to prevent the spread of infection.
Arya. . Sedehi. ●Eric Esposito● . Lubna. Rashid. What are . HAIs. Develops within 48 hours or more of hospital admission. Related to antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Background. 5-10% of hospitalized patients develop a HAI.
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Prevention of Hospital Acquired Infections
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