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7 p, 535.3 KB Large variations in the practice patterns of surgical antiseptic preparation solutions in patients with open and closed extremity fractures : a cross-sectional survey / Jurado-Ruiz, Maria (Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron) ; Slobogean, Gerard P. (University of Maryland School of Medicine. R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics) ; Bzovsky, Sofia (McMaster University. Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery) ; Garibaldi, Alisha (McMaster University. Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery) ; O'Hara, Nathan N. (University of Maryland School of Medicine. R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics) ; Howe, Andrea (University of Maryland School of Medicine. R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Department of Orthopaedics) ; Petrisor, Brad (McMaster University. Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery) ; Sprague, Sheila (McMaster University) ; Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Surgically-managed fractures, particularly open fractures, are associated with high rates of surgical site infections (SSIs). To reduce the risk of an SSI, orthopaedic surgeons routinely clean open fracture wounds in the emergency department (ED) and then apply a bandage to the open wound. [...]
2018 - 10.1186/s13756-018-0440-z
Antimicrobial resistance and infection control, Vol. 7 (november 2018)  
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18 p, 150.9 KB Environmental cultures and hospital-acquired Legionnaires' disease : a 5-year prospective study in 20 hospitals in Catalonia, Spain. / Sabriá-Leal, M (Miquel) (Institut Germans Trias i Pujol. Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol) ; Modol Deltell, Josep Maria (Institut Germans Trias i Pujol. Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol) ; García Núñez, Marian (Institut Germans Trias i Pujol. Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol) ; Reynaga Sosa, Esteban Alberto (Institut Germans Trias i Pujol. Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol) ; Pedro-Botet Montoya, Ma Luisa (Institut Germans Trias i Pujol. Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol) ; Sopena Galindo, Nieves (Institut Germans Trias i Pujol. Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol) ; Rey-Joly Barroso, Celestino (Institut Germans Trias i Pujol. Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol) ; Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Objective: To determine whether environmental cultures for Legionella increase the index of suspicion for legionnaires' disease (LD). Design: Five-year prospective study. Setting: Twenty hospitals in Catalonia, Spain. [...]
2004 - 10.1017/S019594170007750X
Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, Vol. 25, Issue 12 (December 2004)  
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8 p, 191.4 KB Prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia in intensive care units : an international online survey / Lambert, Marie-Laurence (Scientific Institute of Public Health (Brussel·les, Bèlgica)) ; Palomar Martínez, Mercedes (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. Departament de Psiquiatria i de Medicina Legal) ; Agodi, Antonella (University of Catania (Catània, Itàlia)) ; Hiesmayr, Michael (Medical University of Vienna) ; Lepape, Alain (University hospital (Lió, França)) ; Ingenbleek, Anne (Scientific Institute of Public Health (Brussel·les, Bèlgica)) ; Palencia Herrejon, Eduardo (Hospital Universitario "Infanta Leonor" (Madrid, Espanya)) ; Blot, Stijn (Ghent University (Gant, Bèlgica)) ; Frank, Uwe (University hospital. Infectious diseases department (Heidelberg, Alemanya))
Background: On average 7% of patients admitted to intensive-care units (ICUs) suffer from a potentially preventable ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP). Our objective was to survey attitudes and practices of ICUs doctors in the field of VAP prevention. [...]
2013 - 10.1186/2047-2994-2-9
Antimicrobial resistance and infection control, Vol. 2, N. 9 (March 2013) , p. 1-8  

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