Nosocomial Infections & Control

\r\n An infection developed in hospital by a patient who was admitted in a hospital for a reason other than infection. Measures of infection control include identifying patients at risk of nosocomial infections, observing hand hygiene, following standard precautions to reduce transmission and strategies to reduce VAP, CR-BSI and environmental factors and architectural lay out also need to be emphasized upon. Infection prevention in special care of patients – burns / Wounded patients, include identification of sources of organism, isolation if required, antibiotic prophylaxis to be used selectively, early removal of necrotic tissue, prevention of tetanus, early nutrition and surveillance. Nosocomial infection prevention measures should be strengthened among the hospital staff and inpatients in designated healthcare settings that accommodate suspected cases suffering from emerging or unknown infectious diseases.

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