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    Acinetobacter Baumannii Infections

    Acinetobacter baumannii belongs to a species of gram unfavorable, oxidase negative organisms. It is non motile and on microscopic examination appears as coccobacilli in pairs. Till date, about 25 totally different sorts of this organism have been recognized. These micro organism are generally found within the water and soil and recent evidence has shown that […] More

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    Urinary tract infections

    I-Abstract: Urinary tract infections are a serious health problem affecting millions of people each year. Infections of the urinary tract are the second most common type of infection in the body. Women are especially prone to UTIs for reasons that are not yet well understood. One woman in five develops a UTI during her lifetime. […] More

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    Infection prevention and control of infections

    Understanding roles and responsibilities An employee must maintain a high standard of personal hygiene and also health. They should be aware of the company policies and procedures when it comes to infection control and follow the best practice in prevention. The working environment needs to be kept clean and hygienic. Any risks should be reported […] More

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    Urinary tract infections

    Urinary tract infections (UTIs) affect millions of people each year and are the second-most common type of infection in the body. Urinary tract infections are more common in women than men, however when men get UTIs they are often more serious and difficult . Educate patient or caregiver about the importance of adequate intake, (e.g., […] More

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    Decreasing Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections

    Urinary Tract Infections are one of the most common hospital-acquired infection and many are associated with an indwelling catheter. For each day a catheter is in place the risk of developing a CAUTI increases 3%-7% (Kahnen, Flanders, & Magalong, 2011 ). Although indwelling urinary catheters are widely used in hospitalized patients and can provide an […] More