Intrahospital infection in General Hospital in Strumica (2005-2011)

Koteska, Emilija and Velickova, Nevenka and Sumanov, Gorgi (2014) Intrahospital infection in General Hospital in Strumica (2005-2011). Macedonian Journal of Nurcing, 1 (1). pp. 28-33.

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Abstract

Introduction: Intrahospital infections with their complex epidemiology and pathogenesis, are huge medical, ethical and economic problem. These infections are often obtained while the patient is hospitalized in first of 48-72 hours, or later. Aim of the paper is evaluation of intrahospital infections in PHI, General Hospital "Strumica in the time from 2005 to 2011. Material and Methods: Samples are used (swabs) from inanimate nature (desktops, work clothes, sterilizer, etc..), annual reports and data from PHI, General Hospital "Strumica and Center for Public Health. The results indicate that in 2005-2011 PHI, General Hospital "- Strumica are taken average about 400 swabs with the largest percentage of them show negative results, listed indicate the presence of conditionally pathogenic microorganisms. The most frequently isolated pathogens bacteria in this years in PHI, General Hospital "Strumica are: Escherichia coli, Steptococcus faecalis and Bacillus subtilis. Conclusions: Watching the obtained data we can conclude that the number of illegal pathogens decreases from year to year, and therefore the possibility of intrahospital infections. It is recommended that regular maintenance of hygiene in hospitals, compliance with performance standards, regular inspections by the inspectorate, as well as increasing awareness among patients in terms of maintaining hygiene in and out of hospital conditions in order to protect themselves from additional infections. Keywords: intra-hospital infections, risks, prevention, sanitary control

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Basic medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Nevenka Velickova
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2014 13:03
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2014 13:03
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/11557

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