Teamwork, best practices help reduce ICU infections

08/12/2011 | InfectionControlToday.com

An Indiana University study found that reducing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in ICUs requires a commitment to collecting data, involvement of top management and front-line staff, and creation of a multidisciplinary team to implement solutions. The report in the August issue of the journal Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology included information about best practices used in ICUs at Indianapolis-area hospitals, such as active surveillance, hand hygiene, patient isolation and use of personal protective gear.

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