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Surveillance of skin and soft tissue infection

Skin and Soft Tissue infection (SST) is one of the Major and Specific types of HAI and it consist of group of specific infections and we have to be aware that surveillance criteria is a well-defined criteria for surveillance purposes and have to be clearly present for recording the specific site infection. The issue of SST infection is mainly misinterpreted with other kinds of infection like Surgical Site Infection even each one has its own criteria to be well defined and differentiated from others and was clearly discussed in the NHSN surveillance guidelines,  in the upcoming two parts we will discuss the criteria need to properly make a good surveillance of skin and soft tissue infection

Surveillance of skin and soft tissue infection

Surveillance of skin and soft tissue infection

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Posted by admin - October 16, 2013 at 1:24 pm

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Training program in social science research methods

The American University in Cairo that was founded in 1919 by Americans devoted to education and service in the Middle East. Throughout its history, AUC has balanced a strong commitment to liberal education with a concern for the region’s needs for practical applications and professional specializations. In addition, the university maintains its strong commitment to fostering understanding across world regions, cultures and religions. The Social Research Center (SRC) of the AUC organizes a three-month training program on an annual basis that is responsive to the needs of the development initiatives in the Arab region. The components of the training program are offered to a wide audience, including academics, government , NGO people and program managers from international donor programs working in development sectors.

Social science research methods course

Social science research methods course

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Posted by admin - October 11, 2013 at 2:32 pm

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Infections associated with the biofilm

As per our discussion of Biofilm: problem and Prevention we discussed the problem now we need to know the infections associated with the biofilm e.g. otitis media , native valve endocarditis , periodontal diseases , cystic fibrosis and prostatitis all are associated diseases with biofilm as historically described long time

Infections associated with the biofilm

Infections associated with the biofilm

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Posted by admin - October 9, 2013 at 4:14 pm

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