Evaluation of the effectiveness of an infection control program in adult intensive care units: A report from a middle-income country


Alp E. , Altun D., Cevahir F., Ersoy S., Çakır O., McLaws M.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, vol.42, no.10, pp.1056-1061, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.06.015
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL
  • Page Numbers: pp.1056-1061

Abstract

Background: The rates of hand hygiene improvement and health care-associated infections (HAIs) were evaluated after the introduction in 2004 of an infection surveillance and prevention program at a university teaching hospital in a low-to middle-income country.