Neonatal Nosocomial Infection: Critical Analysis

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U3169752Assessment 2: Academic essay (Critical Analysis)Research Topic: Hospital Aquired InfectionsResearch Question: Neonatal Nosocomial InfectionsStudent ID: u3169752Words: 1767
U3169752 Nosocomial infection refers to an infection that is acquired in a hospital by a hospitalized patient, including an infection that occurs during hospitalization and an infection that occurs after discharge from hospital. But does not include an infection that has been in the incubation period prior to or after admission. Nosocomial infection in hospital staff is also a hospital infection. Broadly speaking, the target of hospital infection includes inpatients, hospital staff,
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Fetal infection through the placenta, such as congenital syphilis, rubella, cytomegalovirus infection, herpes simplex, toxoplasmosis, etc. are nosocomial infections. An infection that already exists during hospitalization may not be treated as a hospital infection unless the pathogen changes in the case of an extension or complication. Infection in hospital, according to epidemiological data, this infection is related to previous hospitalization, this should be nosocomial infection, latent period of unknown infection and 48-72 hours after hospitalization, should be treated as nosocomial infection, unless epidemiological and clinical data can indicate that this infection is the recipient of the hospital (Kelly & Monson, 2012). There has been a hospital infection problem since its own hospital, but the necessity of understanding hospital infection and reducing nosocomial infection from science is the gradual understanding, deepening and solving of modern science in the process of development. The history of nosocomial infections can be summed up in three…show more content…
Conventional prophylaxis is recommended only for the prevention of gonorrhea or gonococcal infections in newborn infants with contact history. Antibiotics for specific pathogens may be considered in special cases. For example, penicillin G is used to prevent streptococcal infection in a group of infants in a defined nursery, and to prevent intestinal toxicity or pathogenic E. coli infection by using oral Carbendazim or vancomycin (Warnke, Becker, Podschun, Sivananthan, Springer, Russo & Sherry, 2009). The instruments, utensils and articles used in neonates shall be guided by the following principles: 1. Medical devices, appliances and articles used in surgery shall be sterilized. 2. Disposable medical devices and apparatus shall comply with the relevant state regulations and shall not be reused. 3. Oxygen humidification bottles, sputum suction bottles should be replaced daily cleaning and disinfection, ventilator pipeline cleaning and disinfection in accordance with the relevant provisions of the implementation. 4. Blu-ray box and warm box should be cleaned daily and replace the wet liquid, one person for use, after cleaning and disinfection. The same child needs long-term continuous use of warm box, should be replaced weekly. The temperature control accuracy within the warm box is ±0.8°C within the target value. 5. Contact the skin of the

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