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Issue Summary

This special thematic digital issue outlines key strategies to prevent healthcare-associated infections including catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI), central line-associated blood-stream infections (CLABSIs), Clostridium difficile infections, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections, surgical site infections, and ventilator-associated pneumonia, plus hand hygiene improvement strategies. These strategies are summarized from the "Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections in Acute Care Hospitals: 2014 Updates," released by the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) and other organizations.

Table of Contents

  • Clostridium difficile
  • Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  • Surgical site infections
  • Hand hygiene improvement strategies
  • Ventilator-associated pneumonia

Takeaways for Your Business

  • Learn about the Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections in Acute Care Hospitals
  • Review the challenges related to translating science into practice
  • Discover practical strategies for addressing the most common healthcare-associated infections