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  1. Nosocomial infection and antibiotic utilization in geriatric patients : a pilot prospective surveillance program in skilled nursing facilities.

    Article - En anglais

    Prospective surveillance of nosocomial infection was conducted at seven skilled proprietary nursing facilities in Orange County, Calif., USA.

    The average incidence of facility acquired infection was 5.2 infections/1,000 patient days.

    The most common source of infection was urinary tract (47%), followed by respiratory tract (26%) and skin (14%). The four most common pathogens isolated were Proteus spp. (20%), Escherichia coli (17%), Staphylococcus aureus (13%) and Pseudomonas spp. (11%).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Infection, Hôpital, Antibiotique, Etablissement troisième âge, Surveillance sanitaire, Californie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Epidémiologie, Chimiothérapie, Traitement, Isolat clinique, Test sensibilité médicamenteuse, Sensibilité résistance, Vieillard, Homme, Infection nosocomiale

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Infection, Hospital, Antibiotic, Homes for the aged, Sanitary surveillance, California, United States, North America, America, Epidemiology, Chemotherapy, Treatment, Clinical isolate, Drug susceptibility test, Sensitivity resistance, Elderly, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0278709

    Code Inist : 002B02S02. Création : 199406.