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Surveillance of Dialysis Event

Surveillance of Dialysis Event

Surveillance of Dialysis Event

Surveillance of Dialysis Event

We have to know that the monitoring is an essential component of an efficient infection prevention and control (IPC) program ,via a systematic method of continuous data collection, consolidation, and analysis, which is related to the frequency and determinate of a contracted disease or event, followed by the distribution of that information to those who can improve the disease or event outcome. Read more…

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Posted by admin - April 18, 2013 at 11:00 pm

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CDC New Precautions for CRE

CDC New Precautions for CRE

CDC New Precautions for CRE

CDC New Precautions for CRE

Due to increase reports of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has expanded guidelines aimed at preventing the spread of these difficult-to-treat, multidrug-resistant organisms. The guidelines were made available on Feb 2013 by CDC website.

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Posted by admin - April 2, 2013 at 12:09 am

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IPC Surveillance Methodology

IPC Surveillance Methodology 

IPC Surveillance Methodology

IPC Surveillance Methodology

Infection prevention and control program is a continuous process which in need for an active, prospective patient-based,and priority-directed surveillance of device/medication/procedure-associated infection events and their corresponding denominator data by trained infection control professional (ICP).This means that the ICP shall seek out infections while a patient’s stay by screening a variety of data sources. Retrospective chart reviews should be used only when patients are discharged before all of the information could be gathered. This will enable the program to trace all elements needed to define the Health care associated infections and avoid any missing elements for the better patient safety

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Posted by admin - April 1, 2013 at 12:28 pm

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