Healthcare Associated Infections


Subject:
Public Health & Safety , Medical Treatments & Devices , Infectious Diseases , General Resources , Public Health , Preventive Measures

Description:
February 2006 report from the British Medical Association (BMA) that "investigates the increasing problem of healthcare associated infections (HCAIs)." While this report focuses on British National Health Service (NHS) hospitals, it provides insight into general areas of possible concern, such as antimicrobial resistance, hand hygiene, and dress codes in the clinical setting ("refrain from wearing functionless clothing items such as ties," which may harbor germs). Includes summaries and full text of the report.

Publisher:
British Medical Association (BMA)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.bma.org.uk/ap.nsf/Content/HealthcareAssocInfect


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