Jeffrey Percak, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

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Healthcare-associated infections

I. Problem/Challenge. Healthcare-associated- infections (HAIs) are associated with high morbidity and mortality, as well as high direct and indirect costs. Healthcare-associated infections include central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI), catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI), surgical site infections (SSI), Clostridium difficile infections (CDI), ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), and healthcare-associated acquisition of multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.…

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