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Nosocomial infections and their control strategies
Reza Bohloli Khiavi Mr
Ardebil University of Medical Sciences, Meshkin Shahr Health and Treatment Center
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Nosocomial infections are also known as hospital-acquired/associated infections. Nosocomial pathogens can be transmitted through person to person, environment or contaminated water and food, infected individuals, contaminated healthcare personnel's skin or contact via shared items and surfaces. Excessive and improper use of broad-spectrum antibiotics, especially in healthcare settings, is elevating nosocomial infections, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides the methodology for surveillance of nosocomial infections along with investigation of major outbreaks. By means of this surveillance, hospitals can devise a strategy comprising of infection control practices.
Keywords: Hospital-acquired infection, Antibiotics, Control strategies, Surveillance
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Type of Study: Review |
Received: 2018/09/23 | Accepted: 2018/09/23 | Published: 2018/09/23
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