Using microbiology data from the laboratory to improve bedside care
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Presentation
- By: POLK, Ron (Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, United States of America)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) as "infections that patients acquire during the course of receiving treatment for other conditions within a healthcare setting."One of the foundations in the treatment of HAIs is that patient outcomes to antimicrobial drug therapy is substantially.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.