Series: Topics in Anaesthesia and Critical Care
Paperback: 185 pages
Publisher: Springer; Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2001 edition (April 27, 2001)
Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.5 x 9.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 19216197
Format: PDF Text djvu book
Infections contracted by patients constitute an important factor in the manage ment of any hospital unit. For patients with weakened resistance due to trauma, after surgery and in intensive care, infection-related complications have a nega tive impact on care quality indicators, specifically in terms of protracted hospi talisation time, increased costs from complications and extended hospitalisation, and increased mortality rate. Effective str...