Preventing infections in the acute care setting

Marin L Schweizer PhD1,2 1Department of Internal Medicine, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, marin-schweizer@uiowa.edu 2Center for Access and Delivery Research and Evaluation, Iowa City VA Health Care System, 601 Hwy 6 W, Iowa City, IA, USA 52246 This...
  • November 6, 2019
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Professor Brett G Mitchell1 1School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia Point prevalence studies identify that pneumonia is the most common healthcare associated infection. However, non-ventilator associated healthcare associated pneumonia (HAP) is both underreported and understudied....
  • October 15, 2019
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David Speers1, Helen Cadwallader2 1Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Hospital Avenue, Nedlands, WA, 6009, david.speers@health.wa.gov.au 2Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Hospital Avenue, Nedlands, WA, 6009, helen.cadwallader@health.wa.gov.au   Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) infections are associated with poorer patient outcomes but the relative benefits and...
  • September 25, 2019
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