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Hospital-Acquired Infections Collection
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Original Research |  5 February 2013 FREE
Early Clinical Observations in Prospectively Followed Patients With Fungal Meningitis Related to Contaminated Epidural Steroid Injections
Thomas M. Kerkering, MD; Marissa L. Grifasi, PharmD; Anthony W. Baffoe-Bonnie, MD; et al.
Ann Intern Med. 2013;158(3):154-161. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-158-3-201302050-00568
Ideas and Opinions |  5 February 2013 FREE
Treatment of Iatrogenic Fungal Infections: A Black Mold Defines a New Gray Zone in Medicine
Shmuel Shoham, MD; Kieren A. Marr, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2013;158(3):208-210. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-158-3-201302050-00572
Reviews |  18 December 2012
Probiotics for the Prevention of Clostridium difficile–Associated Diarrhea: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Bradley C. Johnston, PhD; Stephanie S.Y. Ma, MD; Joshua Z. Goldenberg, BSc; et al.
Ann Intern Med. 2012;157(12):878-888. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-157-12-201212180-00563
Original Research |  4 September 2012
Effect of Nonpayment for Hospital-Acquired, Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection: A Statewide Analysis
Jennifer A. Meddings, MD, MSc; Heidi Reichert, MA; Mary A.M. Rogers, PhD, MS; et al.
Ann Intern Med. 2012;157(5):305-312. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-157-5-201209040-00003
Editorials |  4 September 2012
The Importance of Accurate Data in Quality-of-Care Measurement
Bernard Rosof, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2012;157(5):379-380. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-157-5-201209040-00011
Original Research |  3 April 2012
Health Care–Associated Hepatitis C Virus Infections Attributed to Narcotic Diversion
Walter C. Hellinger, MD; Laura P. Bacalis, RN; Robyn S. Kay, MPH; et al.
Ann Intern Med. 2012;156(7):477-482. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-156-7-201204030-00002
Editorials |  3 April 2012
Nosocomial Hepatitis C: More of a Hidden Epidemic
Alfred DeMaria, MD; David R. Snydman, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2012;156(7):534-535. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-156-7-201204030-00011
Ideas and Opinions |  16 June 2009 FREE
Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection and the Medicare Rule Changes
Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH; Jennifer A. Meddings, MD, MSc; David Calfee, MD, MS; et al.
Ann Intern Med. 2009;150(12):877-884. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-150-12-200906160-00013
Articles |  6 January 2009
Outcomes of Patients Hospitalized With Community-Acquired, Health Care–Associated, and Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia
Mario Venditti, MD; Marco Falcone, MD; Salvatore Corrao, MD; et al.
Ann Intern Med. 2009;150(1):19-26. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-150-1-200901060-00005
Articles |  17 October 2006
Device-Associated Nosocomial Infections in 55 Intensive Care Units of 8 Developing Countries
Victor D. Rosenthal, MD; Dennis G. Maki, MD; Reinaldo Salomao, MD; et al.
Ann Intern Med. 2006;145(8):582-591. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-145-8-200610170-00007
Reviews |  17 January 2006 FREE
Systematic Review: Antimicrobial Urinary Catheters To Prevent Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection in Hospitalized Patients
James R. Johnson, MD; Michael A. Kuskowski, PhD; Timothy J. Wilt, MD, MPH
Ann Intern Med. 2006;144(2):116-126. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-144-2-200601170-00009
Editorials |  16 July 2002
Indwelling Urinary Catheters: A One-Point Restraint?
Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH; Benjamin A. Lipsky, MD; Susan Dorr Goold, MD, MHSA, MA
Ann Intern Med. 2002;137(2):125-127. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-137-2-200207160-00012
Academia and the Profession |  18 April 2000
Education of Physicians-in-Training Can Decrease the Risk for Vascular Catheter Infection
Robert J. Sherertz, MD; E. Wesley Ely, MD, MPH; Debi M. Westbrook, RN; et al.
Ann Intern Med. 2000;132(8):641-648. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-132-8-200004180-00007
Articles |  4 May 1999
Use of Tunneled Femoral Catheters To Prevent Catheter-Related Infection: A Randomized, Controlled Trial
Jean-François Timsit, MD; Fabrice Bruneel, MD; Christine Cheval, MD; et al.
Ann Intern Med. 1999;130(9):729-735. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-130-9-199905040-00004
Editorials |  1 August 1998
Linking Antimicrobial Use to Nosocomial Infections: The Role of a Combined Laboratory-Epidemiology Approach
L. Clifford McDonald, MD; William R. Jarvis, MD
Ann Intern Med. 1998;129(3):245-247. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-129-3-199808010-00014
Editorials |  15 August 1997
Reducing the Risk for Catheter-Related Infections: A New Strategy
Michele L. Pearson, MD; Elias Abrutyn, MD
Ann Intern Med. 1997;127(4):304-306. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-127-4-199708150-00009
Editorials |  1 February 1995
Prevention of Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia: Measuring Effect in Ounces, Pounds, and Tons
Donald E. Craven, MD
Ann Intern Med. 1995;122(3):229-231. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-122-3-199502010-00013
Articles |  1 August 1992
Nosocomial Transmission of Multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis: A Risk to Patients and Health Care Workers
Michele L. Pearson, MD; John A. Jereb, MD; Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH; et al.
Ann Intern Med. 1992;117(3):191-196. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-117-3-191
Articles |  15 July 1992
Hospital-acquired Infection with Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium Transmitted by Electronic Thermometers
Lawrence L. Livornese, MD; Susan Dias, MD; Carol Samel, MS; et al.
Ann Intern Med. 1992;117(2):112-116. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-117-2-112
Ideas and Opinions |  1 August 1987
Rethinking the Role of Isolation Practices in the Prevention of Nosocomial Infections
PATRICIA LYNCH, R.N., B.S.N.; MARGUERITE M. JACKSON, R.N., M.S.; M. JEANNE CUMMINGS, R.N., B.S.N.; et al.
Ann Intern Med. 1987;107(2):243-246. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-107-2-243
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