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  • patients
  • Once an infection starts, it can quickly spread to you, your family and other patients. (lhsc.on.ca)
  • Remove peripheral venous catheters if the patients develops signs of phlebitis (warmth, tenderness, erythema or palpable venous cord), infection, or a malfunctioning catheter. (cdc.gov)
  • Use a subclavian site, rather than a jugular or a femoral site, in adult patients to minimize infection risk for nontunneled CVC placement. (cdc.gov)
  • All SLPs must protect themselves and their patients from infection. (asha.org)
  • In recent months, the incidence of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) infection has markedly increased across the United States, notably affecting young pediatric patients. (modernmedicine.com)
  • The infective agent of CJD (the prion) is resistant to routine reprocessing, making the additional procedures outlined in this document essential for the treatment of patients with an identified risk of CJD infection. (health.gov.au)
  • This makes the additional procedures outlined in this document essential for treatment of patients with an identified risk of CJD infection. (health.gov.au)
  • The ability of K. pneumoniae to colonize the hospital environment, including carpeting, sinks, flowers, and various surfaces, as well as the skin of patients and hospital staff, has been identified as a major factor in the spread of hospital-acquired infections. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health
  • The Department of Health and Human Services , in consultation with subject matter experts from various disciplines and sectors, and patient advocates, developed the learning tool to promote a team-based approach to reducing preventable infections and deaths in the United States. (apta.org)
  • The body consists of a network of health care professionals, Social scientists, financial advisors, opinion leaders and international experts and has conducted research and studies for control and prevention of infectious diseases in the country. (wikipedia.org)
  • The body is an affiliated member of the International Federation of Infection Control (IFIC), International Society for Infectious Diseases and the Global Health Council. (wikipedia.org)
  • patient
  • Xenco Medical's patient-specific implant systems eliminate the costs associated with the autoclave process, the delivery and retrieval process, surgery postponement due to sterilization errors and extended care due to infections. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • No recommendation can be made for a preferred site of insertion to minimize infection risk for a tunneled CVC. (cdc.gov)
  • The creation of a sufficiently long-internal incision as well as stromal hydration and a moderate final IOP are effective steps to reduce fluid ingress-and lower risk of infection-into the eye following cataract surgery, according to Neal Shorstein, MD. (modernmedicine.com)
  • It was reported that at the completion of the UCLA surgery, Xenco Medical's single-use system was disposed of, eliminating the risk of infection due to reused, improperly sterilized instruments. (wikipedia.org)
  • Investigation
  • Based on its investigation into reports of rare but severe cases of liver toxicity and skin reactions, the European Medicines Agency recommended in 2008 that the use of the by mouth (but not the IV) form of moxifloxacin be restricted to infections in which other antibacterial agents cannot be used or have failed. (wikipedia.org)
  • common
  • When we were setting the theme of "infection control dilemmas and practical solutions" for this symposium, we asked ourselves a basic question: What are some of the most vexing problems and situations facing the hospital microbiologist- epidemiologist team in today's world of opportunistic and new infectious diseases unheard of as common pathogenic occurrences 10 years ago? (springer.com)
  • data
  • c) Collecting, measuring and assessing data on infection rates, pathogen distributions and antimicrobial susceptibility profiles. (wa.gov)
  • According to the most widespread hypothesis, they are transmitted by prions, though some other data suggest an involvement of a Spiroplasma infection. (wikipedia.org)