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Nosocomial Infections

AUTHOR:
Joseph Mort
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  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.
Section
AccessMedicine > Huppert’s Notes: Pathophysiology and Clinical Pearls for Internal Medicine > Common Complications of ICU Admission in Critical Care Medicine > INFECTIONS
Section
AccessMedicine > Sherris & Ryan's Medical Microbiology, 8e > Sterilization, Disinfection, and Infection Control > NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS AND THEIR SOURCES
Section
AccessMedicine > The Infographic Guide to Medicine > GI/Hepatology > Clostridioides difficile Colitis

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