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May-August 2022| Vol 10| Issue 2

Original Article

Evaluation of characteristics, clinical relevance and outcome of ventilator associated pneumonia and ventilator associated events algorithm

Background: Surveillance for ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) has long been a challenge because of the lack of objective, reliable definitions. Hence, National Healthcare Safety Network ...


Original Article

An audit of perioperative antibiotic prescriptions in patients undergoing clean surgeries and compliance with antibiotic policy in a tertiary hospital

Introduction: There has been a rise in the use of broad spectrum antibiotics in patients undergoing surgeries in perioperative period including clean surgeries. The use of such antimicrobials...


Original Article

A study on the understanding of sterilisation in the central sterile services department by the healthcare personnel in a tertiary care hospital in Sikkim

Background: Globally, hundreds of millions of people are affected every year by avoidable infections in healthcare (healthcare-associated infections, [HAIs]). Through knowledge, best practice...


Original Article

Staphylococcal nasal colonisation amongst medical students: Importance of imparting knowledge about infection control practices during undergraduates training

Background: Staphylococcus aureus is a common cause of hospital-acquired infections. Medical undergraduates are frequently exposed to hospital-adapted bacterial strains especially S...


Perspective

Link nursing programme in Indian hospitals: Are we overlooking the low-hanging fruit in infection control?

It was in the mid-1950s when the need for nursing personnel was first perceived for institutional infection prevention and control (IPC) practices.[1] Since then, infection control nurses (ICNs) hav...


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