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Nosocomial Infections

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Joseph Mort
  1. Identify urinary tract infections (UTI), pneumonia, C. difficile colitis, and central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) as the most important nosocomial infections.
  2. Recognize that nosocomial infections are associated with high rates of antimicrobial resistance.
  3. Be familiar with interventions to reduce the transmission of nosocomial infections.
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Infections Acquired in Health Care Facilities > ORGANIZATION, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND SCRUTINY OF HEALTH CARE–ASSOCIATED INFECTION PROGRAMS
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Infections Acquired in Health Care Facilities > NOSOCOMIAL AND DEVICE-RELATED INFECTIONS
AccessMedicine > Fishman's Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders, 5e > Healthcare-Acquired Pneumonia, Including Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
AccessMedicine > Critical Care > Pay-for-Performance and Public Reporting > Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections
AccessMedicine > Critical Care > INTRODUCTION > Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections
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AccessMedicine > Resident Readiness®: Internal Medicine > Case 25 > C-Difficile Infection


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