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.


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Critical Evaluation of Adverse Events in the Acute Environment
Nursing Essays
Introduction: 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
Introduction: 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: 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
Introduction: 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

Effect of Chlorhexidine Bathing on SSIs and HAIs
Nursing Essays
Introduction: 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

Preventing Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI)
Nursing Essays
Introduction: 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