Publications: Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial resistance

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Healthcare – Associated Infections and What All Doctors Must Know and Do

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

This document outlines some guidelines for doctors to reduce HCAIs in Ireland's healthcare settings.

Hospital bed.

Healthcare Associated Infection in Patients with Cancer: Identify the Risks and Implement Preventative Measures

Published: 1 September, 2010
Category:
Topic: Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial resistance, Policy and Advocacy
Author: RCPI Policy Group on Healthcare Associated Infection

Helping healthcare workers prevent infections in patients at increased risk of healthcare-associated infection (HCAI).

Hospital Corridor.

A Response to HIQA’s National Standards for the Prevention and Control of Healthcare – Associated Infections

Published: 1 June, 2009
Category:
Topic: Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial resistance, Policy and Advocacy
Author: RCPI Policy Group on Healthcare Associated Infection

RCPI's respsonse to the publication of the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Infection Prevention and Control Standards that apply to all healthcare facilities

Doctor washing hands.

Guidance on How to Advise Patients with a Healthcare Associated Infection

Published: 1 June, 2009
Category: Guideline
Topic: Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial resistance, Policy and Advocacy
Author: RCPI Policy Group on Healthcare Associated Infection

This document offers guidance for healthcare workers in dealing with patients and members of the public, when a diagnosis of a healthcare associated infection (HCAI) has been made.

Doctor washing hands.