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ICU Management

Large Decreases in ICU-Acquired Infections - National Infection Campaign

2019 12 Sep

ICUs in the UK have seen an 80% drop in bloodstream infections according to NIHR Guy's and St Thomas' Biomedical Research Centre-funded research. In collaboration with Guy's and St Thomas' clinicians and researchers from ICNARC (Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre), the study analysed 1 million adult patients from 276 NHS ICUs across the... Read more

ICU Management

Transmission of antibiotic-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in ICUs

2017 17 Oct

In an international study in 13 European intensive care units using protocolised surveillance and microbiological analysis, the transmission capacity of bacteria resistant to expanded-spectrum cephalosporins (ESCs) was 3.7 times higher for non-Escherichia coli Enterobacteriaceae (mainly Klebsiella pneumoniae) than for E. coli. The study findings are... Read more