Publications: Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial resistance

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Preventing Surgical Site Infections – Key Recommendations for Practice

Published: 1 November, 2012
Category: Guideline
Topic: Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial resistance
Author: Joint RCSI/RCPI Working Group on Prevention of Surgical Site Infection

Key recommendations to prevent surgical site infections (SSI) in hospitals.

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Preventing Surgical Site Infections Care Bundle

Published: 1 November, 2012
Category: Guideline
Topic: Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial resistance
Author: Joint RCSI/RCPI Working Group on Prevention of Surgical Site Infection

Key recommendations for the best practice

Doctors on ward

Start Smart, Then Focus – An Antibiotic Care Bundle for Hospitals

Published: 1 November, 2012
Category: Guideline
Topic: Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial resistance
Author: RCPI Hospital Antimicrobial Stewardship Working Group

A guide to antibiotic use in hospitals

Medicine Bottles.

Antibiotic Use and Implications for Healthcare Associated Infection

Published: 1 May, 2012
Category: Policy
Topic: Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial resistance
Author: RCPI Policy Group on Healthcare Associated Infection

This document outlines a number of recommendations RCPI believes can help in the reduction of antibiotic consumption in Ireland.

Doctor at work

Advice on the Prevention and Control of Infection for Hospital Visitors and Patients Discharged from Hospital

Published: 1 June, 2011
Category: Policy
Topic: Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial resistance
Author: RCPI Policy Group on Healthcare Associated Infection

Advice on preventing infections in healthcare settings, for patients, visitors and doctors.

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