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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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The subject of procurement is to modernize the prevention of nosocomial infections in the University Hospital Ostrava and the acquisition of new equipment - decontamination and sterilization containers - guaranteed min.
As part of the report's coverage, the following trends are discussed: Nosocomial Infection Statistics Affordable Care Act (ACA) Funding Populations at Risk for Infection Infection Risk Assessments by Hospital Department Increased Hospital Length of Stay for HAIs International Trends in Nursing Facilities U.
Material and Methods: Nosocomial infections in the pediatric hematooncology clinic (with19 beds) were evaluated over a one-year period.
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.
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.
Healthcare-associated infections (HAI) is the term used for hospital-acquired or nosocomial infections because of the variety of places where patients may undergo treatment and acquire infection.
We speculate that the decrease in the incidence of nosocomial infections in the pulmonary group was related to improved lung status and a reduced need for assisted respiration, invasive interventions, improved feeding and growth, and better overall health.
Patients who received transfusions with blood stored for 29 days or more were twice as likely to suffer from nosocomial infections (NOSO), including pneumonia, upper respiratory infections, and sepsis, with the oldest blood being associated with the most infections.
Nosocomial infections are those that people get while being a hospital patient.