nosocomial

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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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Deficency in following the rules of asepsis will increase the frequency of nosocomial infections.
The framework agreement is implemented in part by the conclusion of subsequent contracts and partly by the issuance of purchase orders under the conditions set out in the CCP: supplies related to the final filtration of water in the framework of the fight against Nosocomial infections at the Bordeaux University Hospital.
The occurrence of nosocomial infections has been observed worldwide in both developed and resource-poor countries.
Nosocomial infections in patients admitted in intensive care unit of a tertiary health center, India.
To access the level of knowledge about MRSA and infection control measures among HCWs and their adherence to infection control policies, data were collected by using questionnaire that comprised the following categories of questions: (1) basic knowledge about nosocomial infections; (2) significance of MRSA as causative agent of nosocomial infections, its main sources and methods of decolonization of these sources; (3) adherence to hand hygiene and use of personal protective equipment; (4) sterilization of patient's surrounding environment and instruments; (5) waste management; and (6) adherence to infection control policies.
Nosocomial infections have existed since the organization of first hospitals and despite marvelous scientific and technological advances; patients still get infected with infections.
All devices associated with nosocomial infections, including central venous catheters (CVCs), endotracheal tubes (ETTs), Foley's urinary catheters, chest tubes, nasogastric tubes (NGT), and tracheostomy tubes were removed aseptically and the distal 5cm of the devices was removed and cultured using a standardized method.
Besides CHD children were vulnerable to nosocomial infections because of developmental retardation low immunity
A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Nosocomial Infections.
By healthcare professionals controlling oral bacteria, the patient may exhibit fewer nosocomial infections, which can develop from aggressive types of bacteria that can be found in the mouth.
The aim of this in vitro study was to evaluate the antibacterial effect of the association between conventional antibiotics and essential oils of two thyme species, Thymus maroccanus and Thymus broussonetii, on antibiotic resistant bacteria involved in nosocomial infections.