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Tag: HAIs

Patient’s admitted to Intensive Care Units (ICUs) are critically compromised and have higher risk of Healthcare Associate Infections (HAIs). HAIs can affect length of stay (LOS), increase rate of mortality and directly affect patient outcome.

HAIs

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Reducing the risk or development of HAIs of Critical Care ICU patients

Nursing Literature Reviews

Clinical Problem: Patient’s admitted to Intensive Care Units (ICUs) are critically compromised and have higher risk of Healthcare Associate Infections (HAIs)....

Last modified: 22nd Oct 2020

Decreasing Infection Rates with Chlorhexidine Baths in Intensive Care Units

Nursing Essays

Decreasing Infection Rates with Chlorhexidine Baths in Intensive Care Units Abstract Clinical Problem: Patients in intensive care units are very ill and susceptible to infection. Patients in intensive...

Last modified: 19th May 2020

Critical Evaluation of Adverse Events in the Acute Environment

Nursing Essays

The aim of this essay is the critical evaluation of adverse events in the acute environment. Adverse event (AE) can be defined as an unattended and harmful effect which is caused by healthcare managem...

Last modified: 7th May 2020

The Background And Significance Of MRSA Infection

Nursing Essays

Infection disease acquired in hospitals have changed during the past decades, Gram-negative pathogens were predominantly responsible. However serious infections were brought under control with the di...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Infection Control Practices in Nursing Homes

Nursing Essays

Introduction Literature review on the infection control practices in the Nursing Homes most particularly in the United Kingdom. It is well known that the elderly population has a substantially increas...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Decreasing Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections

Nursing Essays

Decreasing Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections: Implementing a Two-Nurse Insertion Protocol Abstract Background: Catheter associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) ...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Critical Review of Infection Control Precautions for Patients after Elective Surgery

Nursing Essays

1.0-       Terms of Reference The aim of this report is to debate the effectiveness of interprofessional standards of infection control precaution for pat...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Effect of Chlorhexidine Bathing on SSIs and HAIs

Nursing Essays

A Limited Integrated Literature Review Abstract Patient safety and infection control are two aspects in healthcare that are compromised when a surgical site infection or a hospi...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Sterilization Hospitals Disinfection Not Enough Health And Social Care Essay

Nursing Essays

Hospitalisation of sick people increases the risk of transmission of nosocomial infections from one person to another (Goering et al., 2008). These healthcare associated infections (HAI) are endemic w...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Preventing Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI)

Nursing Essays

Introduction Clinical governance is important for providing safe care to patients and is essential to continuous improvement in patient safety.(vicgov) One of the key components in relation to this s...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020