Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Overview of Healthy Hospital Environment

The risk of infection in hospitals is always present.
Patient may acquire infection before admission to the hospital = Community acquired infection.

Patient may get infected inside the hospital = Nosocomial infection.

It includes infections

not present nor incubating at admission,

infections that appear more than 48 hours after admission,

those acquired in the hospital but appear after discharge

also occupational infections among staff.

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