Hand hygiene and anesthesiology
Departments of *Medicine †Epidemiology and Public Health §Anesthesiology University of Miami Miller School of Medicine ‡Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami, Florida.International anesthesiology clinics 01/2013; 51(1):79-92. DOI: 10.1097/AIA.0b013e31826f2db6
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ABSTRACT: Health care-associated infections are a hospital-wide concern associated with a significant increase in patient morbidity, mortality, and health care costs. Bacterial transmission in the anesthesia work area of the operating room environment is a root cause of 30-day postoperative infections affecting as many as 16% of patients undergoing surgery. A better understanding of anesthesia-related bacterial transmission dynamics may help to generate improvements in intraoperative infection control and improve patient safety.Anesthesia and analgesia 04/2015; 120(4):853-60. DOI:10.1213/ANE.0000000000000505 · 3.47 Impact Factor
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