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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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Major and Specific types of HAI

Major and Specific types of HAI

Surveillance of HAI is a very crucial process need to be done for monitoring the infection spread inside any health care facility and for comparing the results inside the facility itself for TRENDING or

Major and Specific types of HAI

Major and Specific types of HAI

comparing the result with other facility (same facility scope) BENCHMARK the surveillance methodology has to be unified (active/ passive surveillance) and the definition of the type of HAI that will be monitored and the criteria to define such infection types has to be unified

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Posted by admin - July 21, 2013 at 12:10 pm

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