alexa Health care-associated infections: major issues in the early years of the 21st century.
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Journal of Applied Pharmacy

Author(s): Wenzel RP

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Abstract Health care-associated bloodstream infections are associated with an attributable mortality that makes them equivalent to the eighth leading cause of death in the United States. Increasing levels of antibiotic resistance and the problems associated with biofilms surrounding prostheses and vascular catheters pose special challenges. These issues and potential solutions are addressed in the present article. This article was published in Clin Infect Dis and referenced in Journal of Applied Pharmacy

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