Preventing Nosocomial Infections Chapter from Infection Prevention Guidelines for Healthcare Facilities with Limited Resources, 2003, JHPIEGO Nosocomial (hospital-acquired) infections are an important focus of infection prevention in all countries, but in developing countries they are a major cause of preventable disease and death.
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Nosocomial Infection Programme: Rapid Evaluation Guide 2005, WHO WHO Regional Office for the Americas
Provides suggested checklists to evaluate the hospital programme to control infection that occurs during or as a result of hospitalization, and was not present or incubating at the time of patient admission.
(20 pages, pdf 392kb)