Do isolation rooms reduce the rate of nosocomial infections in the pediatric intensive care unit?

  • (B) Ben-Abraham R
  • Keller N
  • Szold O
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Abstract

To determine the effect of isolation rooms on the direct spread of nosocomial infections (NIs) owing to cross-colonization in a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU).

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  • 500 and over
  • Candidiasis
  • Candidiasis: epidemiology
  • Child
  • Critical Care
  • Critical Care: methods
  • Critical Care: standards
  • Cross Infection
  • Cross Infection: epidemiology
  • Cross Infection: microbiology
  • Female
  • Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
  • Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections: epidemiology
  • Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
  • Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections: epidemiology
  • Hospital Bed Capacity
  • Hospital Design and Construction
  • Hospitalized
  • Hospitalized: statistics & numerical data
  • Hospitals
  • Humans
  • Infection Control
  • Infection Control: methods
  • Infection Control: standards
  • Intensive Care Units
  • Israel
  • Israel: epidemiology
  • Length of Stay
  • Male
  • Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
  • Patient Isolation
  • Pediatric
  • Preschool
  • Prospective Studies
  • Retrospective Studies
  • University

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Authors

  • Ron (B) Ben-Abraham

  • Natan Keller

  • Oded Szold

  • Amir Vardi

  • Marius Weinberg

  • Zohar Barzilay

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