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Hospital infection prevention: how much can we prevent and how hard should we try?

Bearman G, Doll M, Cooper K, et al. Hospital Infection Prevention: How Much Can We Prevent and How Hard Should We Try? Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2019;21(1):2. doi:10.1007/s11908-019-0660-2.

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March 6, 2019
Bearman G, Doll M, Cooper K, et al. Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2019;21(1):2.

Hospital-acquired infections contribute to patient morbidity and mortality. This review examines efforts to prevent hospital-acquired infections and found that despite reported improvements, some infections are not preventable. Data inconsistency, implementation incompleteness, and lack of executive oversight hinder improved understanding and prevention of hospital-acquired infections.

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Bearman G, Doll M, Cooper K, et al. Hospital Infection Prevention: How Much Can We Prevent and How Hard Should We Try? Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2019;21(1):2. doi:10.1007/s11908-019-0660-2.

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