Epidemiology of Healthcare-Associated Infections in Australia

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By Ramon Z. Shaban, PhD, RN, CICP-E, FCENA, FACN, FACIPC, Brett Mitchell, Philip Russo and Deborough Macbeth
ISBN
9780729543637
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Publication Date
21-05-2021
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Endorsed by the Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC)

ACIPC is the peak body for infection prevention and control professionals in the Australasian region.

Healthcare-associated Infections (HAIs) are a major threat to patient safety and the quality of healthcare globally. Despite this, Australia does not have a nationally coordinated program for the surveillance and reporting of HAIs. Epidemiology of Healthcare-associated Infections in Australia is Australia's first peer-reviewed, evidence-based assessment of the epidemiology of HAIs using publicly available data from hospital-acquired complications (HACs), state-based surveillance systems and peer-reviewed and grey literature sources.

This important work has been compiled by some of Australia's leading infection control professionals and researchers. It will build national consensus on definitions, surveillance methodology and reporting of the incidence of HAIs. In doing so, it provides hospitals and those working in infection prevention and control an opportunity to benchmark and evaluate interventions to reduce infections and ensure transparency on reporting methods that will strengthen Australia's efforts to prevent and control HAIs.

Here is a great article published in Sydney Morning Herald on the publication of Epidemiology of Healthcare-associated infections in Australia.


Key Features
  • Collated publicly available HAI surveillance definitions from jurisdictions across Australia
  • Collated publicly available national HACs HAI data derived from the associated surveillance programs
  • Identification of the gaps in both publicly available HAI data from different sources and the lack of publicly available HAI surveillance data in one serialised title
  • Supporting video summarising key content
  • Available in eBook format with print-on-demand option
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780729543637
Table of Content Chapter 1 - Executive Summary
Chapter 2 - Surgical Site Infection
Chapter 3 - Urinary Tract Infection
Chapter 4 - Pneumonia
Chapter 5 - Blood stream infection
Chapter 6 - Central line and peripheral line associated bloodstream infection
Chapter 7 - Multi-resistant organisms
Chapter 8 - Infection associated with prosthetics and implantable devices
Chapter 9 - Gastrointestinal infection
Chapter 10 - Appendix
Author Information By Ramon Z. Shaban, PhD, RN, CICP-E, FCENA, FACN, FACIPC, Clinical Chair and Professor of Infection Prevention and Disease Control, Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery and the Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney; Nursing, Midwifery and Clinical Governance Directorate, Western Sydney Local Health District, Sydney, NSW, Australia ; Brett Mitchell, PhD, MAdvPrac, DTN, CHealthM, BN, RN, CICP-E, FACIPC, FACN Professor of Nursing, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia Conjoint Scholar, Central Coast Local Health District, NSW, Australia Editor-in-Chief, Infection, Disease and Health ; Philip Russo, PhD, MClinEpid, BN, RN, CICP-E, FACIPC, MACN Associate Professor, Monash University, Victoria, Australia Cabrini Health, Victoria, Australia and Deborough Macbeth, RN, PhD, CICP-E Queensland, Australia
Trim 235 x 191 (7 1/2 x 9 1/4)
Pages 114
Publication Date 21-05-2021
Stock Status In Stock
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