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Nurse Practitioner:
doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000403293.97339.64
Feature: INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Stopping HAIs at their source

Kenneley, Irena L. PhD, APRN-BC, CIC

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Abstract

Healthcare-associated infections caused by multidrug-resistant organisms are a serious threat to public health. Changes in healthcare delivery have caused these infections to affect the community. NPs should be aware of the most prevalent multidrug-resistant organisms and effective methods to prevent the spread of infection.

© 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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