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nosocomial

[¦näz·ə¦kō·mē·əl]
(medicine)
Pertaining to a hospital.
Of disease, caused or aggravated by hospital life.
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NVC has initiated research collaborations with two partners to develop a nosocomial vaccine; Affinivax Inc.
A nosocomial case-patient was defined as any person with measles who had contact with a probable or confirmed case-patient in the hospital (including the waiting area of the ED) 7-21 days before rash onset and had no other source identified.
Global market for hospital acquired pneumonia drugs is mainly driven by the increasing prevalence of nosocomial infections across the globe.
The subject of the public contract is to modernize the prevention of nosocomial infections in the university hospital ostrava and acquisition of various medical technologies to the requirements and specifications in the tender documents and their annexes.
4 million people suffer from nosocomial infections, classified as severe and characterised by high morbidity and mortality rates.
nosocomial infections are preventable, which represents approximately 6.
He expressed intent to donate to Tunisian hospitals a set of 25,000 diagnosis probes and treatments of urinary infections, which are the main cause of nosocomial infections.
ABBREVIATIONS: HAI = Healthcare-associated infections, MRSA = methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus, NNIS = National Nosocomial Infection Surveillance System, CDC = Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, DSN = Dialysis Surveillance Network, NaSH = National Surveillance System for Healthcare Workers, NHSN = National Healthcare Safety Network
The study author recommends protocols for the use of physical restraints in intubated patients based on GCS scores and nosocomial infection diagnoses; yet now may be the time to consider alternatives to physical restraints in intubated patients.
Two of these look at the increasing problem of nosocomial infection in intensive care units.
Keywords: Chinese medicine, Chinese herbal medicine, nosocomial fungal infections, Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang