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Health Care Associated Infection

Aka: Health Care Associated Infection, Healthcare Associated Infection, Health Care-Associated Infection, Healthcare Associated Infectious Disease, Infection as Complication of Medical Care, Iatrogenic Infection
  1. See Also
    1. Antibiotic Resistant Infection
    2. Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection
    3. Catheter Related Bloodstream Infection
    4. Intravascular Catheter-Related Infection
    5. CRBI
    6. Bloodstream Infections in Hemodialysis
    7. Infection in the Nursing Home Resident
    8. MRSA Infection
    9. Prosthetic Joint Infection
    10. Skin and Soft Tissue Infection
    11. Surgical Site Infection Prevention
    12. Urinary Catheter associated Urinary Tract Infection
    13. Handwashing
  2. Epidemiology: Incidence of Health Care Associated Infection
    1. Summary (in United States)
      1. Total: 1.7 Million cases/year
      2. Responsible for 90,000 deaths/year (equivalent to the seventh leading cause of death in U.S. )
    2. By Cause (in United States)
      1. Surgical Site Infection: 157,500 cases/year
      2. Urinary Catheter associated Urinary Tract Infection: 93,300 cases/year
      3. Clostridium difficile: 80,400 cases/year
      4. Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection: 71,900 cases/year
      5. Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia: 49,900 cases/year
  3. Types
    1. Device-Associated Infections
      1. Urinary Catheter associated Urinary Tract Infection
      2. Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection
      3. Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
    2. Procedure-Associated Infections
      1. Surgical Site Infection
    3. Antibiotic-Associated Infections
      1. Clostridium difficile
      2. Antibiotic Resistant Infection (Multi-Drug Resistant Bacteria)
  4. Prevention
    1. See specific types of Health Care Associated Infection
    2. See Handwashing
    3. Hand Hygiene before and after procedures
    4. Insert devices only while using sterile technique, only when absolutely indicated and for no longer than absolutely necessary
  5. References
    1. Hsu (2014) Am Fam Physician 90(6): 377-82 [PubMed]

Infection as complication of medical care (C0274432)

Concepts Pathologic Function (T046)
SnomedCT 69698001
English infection due to medical care, infection due to medical care (diagnosis), Infection as complication of medical care, Infection as complication of medical care (disorder), Infection as complication of medical care, NOS
Spanish infección como complicación de la atención médica (trastorno), infección como complicación de la atención médica, infección como complicación del cuidado médico
Sources
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)


Healthcare associated infectious disease (C1443236)

Concepts Pathologic Function (T046)
SnomedCT 408678008
LNC LP76224-2, LA20771-4
English Healthcare Associated Infection, Healthcare-associated Infection, Healthcare associated infection, Healthcare associated infectious disease (disorder), Healthcare associated infectious disease
Spanish enfermedad infecciosa asociada con la atención médica (trastorno), enfermedad infecciosa asociada con la atención médica
Sources
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)


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