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Title Infection control in the ICU environment / edited by Robert A. Weinstein, Marc J.M. Bonten
Published Boston ; London : Kluwer Academic, [2002]


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Description vi, 276 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Series Perspectives on critical care infectious diseases ; 5
Perspectives on critical care infectious diseases ; 5
Contents Machine derived contents note: Contributors. Introduction; J. Rello. Preface. 1. Scope and Magnitude of Nosocomial ICU Infections. U.S. Perspective; J. Alonso-Echanove, R.P. Gaynes. 2. Scope and Magnitude of Nosocomial ICU Infections. European Perspective; M.M.S. Ibelings, H.A. Bruining. 3. Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci: A Threat for the ICU? U.S. Perspective; M.K. Hayden. 4. Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci in Europe: A Changing Epidemiology? European Perspective; M.J.M. Bonten. 5. Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus: Is Control Necessary? U.S. Perspective; J.M. Boyce. 6. Acinetobacter: Epidemiology and Control. U.S. Perspective; J.J. Rahal, C. Urban. 7. Acinetobacter: Epidemiology and Control. European Perspective; J. Ariza, X. Corbella. 8. Fungal Infections: The Role of Prophylactic and Empiric Antifungal Therapy in ICU Patients. U.S. Perspective; P.O. Gubbins. 9. Fungal Infections: The Role of Prophylaxis and Empiric Therapy in ICU Patients. European Perspective; J.F.G.M. Meis, P.E. Verweij. 10. Newer Approaches to Preventing Vascular Catheter-Related Sepsis. U.S. Perspective; R.O. Darouiche. 11. Newer Approaches to Preventing Intravascular Device-Related Bloodstream Infections. European Perspective; J.A.J.W. Kluytmans. 12. Is Prevention of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Cost Effective? North American Perspective; M.H. Kollef. 13. Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia: Is Prevention Cost Effective? European Perspective; R. Ferrer, et al. 14. Cross-Colonization in Intensive Care Units: Fact or Fiction? U.S. Perspective: M. Samore.15. Cross-Colonization: Fact or Fiction? European Perspective; M.S. Garca̕. 16. Conventional Infection Control Measures: Value or Ritual? U.S. Perspective; J.P. Flaherty, et al. 17. Conventional Infection Control Measures: Value or Ritual? European Perspective; C.A.M. Schurink, M.J.M. Bonten. 18. Modeling of Antibiotic Resistance in the ICU. U.S. Perspective; M. Lipsitch, C.T. Bergstrom. 19. Mathematical Models in the ICU: Dynamics, Infection Control and Antibiotic Resistance. European Perspective; D.J. Austin. Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Intensive care units.
Nosocomial infections -- Prevention.
Critical care medicine.
Infection Control -- methods.
Cross Infection -- prevention & control.
Intensive Care Units.
Author Weinstein, Robert A. (Robert Alan), 1946-
Bonten, Marc J. M.
LC no. 2001038474
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