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1.

Priority Areas for National Action: Transforming Health Care Quality.

Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Identifying Priority Areas for Quality Improvement; Adams K, Corrigan JM, editors.

Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2003.

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Impact of postdischarge surveillance on surgical site infection rates for several surgical procedures: results from the nosocomial surveillance network in The Netherlands.

Manniën J, Wille JC, Snoeren RL, van den Hof S.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2006 Aug;27(8):809-16. Epub 2006 Jul 20.

PMID:
16874640
3.

Effectiveness of a nationwide nosocomial infection surveillance system for reducing nosocomial infections.

Gastmeier P, Geffers C, Brandt C, Zuschneid I, Sohr D, Schwab F, Behnke M, Daschner F, Rüden H.

J Hosp Infect. 2006 Sep;64(1):16-22. Epub 2006 Jul 3.

PMID:
16820247
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Sampling for collection of central line-day denominators in surveillance of healthcare-associated bloodstream infections.

Klevens RM, Tokars JI, Edwards J, Horan T; National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2006 Apr;27(4):338-42. Epub 2006 Mar 28.

PMID:
16622809
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All-or-none measurement raises the bar on performance.

Nolan T, Berwick DM.

JAMA. 2006 Mar 8;295(10):1168-70. No abstract available.

PMID:
16522838
6.

Preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia: an evidence-based approach of modifiable risk factors.

Isakow W, Kollef MH.

Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2006 Feb;27(1):5-17. Review.

PMID:
16508876
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Feasibility and effects of the semirecumbent position to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia: a randomized study.

van Nieuwenhoven CA, Vandenbroucke-Grauls C, van Tiel FH, Joore HC, van Schijndel RJ, van der Tweel I, Ramsay G, Bonten MJ.

Crit Care Med. 2006 Feb;34(2):396-402.

PMID:
16424720
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Preventing catheter-associated bloodstream infections: a survey of policies for insertion and care of central venous catheters from hospitals in the prevention epicenter program.

Warren DK, Yokoe DS, Climo MW, Herwaldt LA, Noskin GA, Zuccotti G, Tokars JI, Perl TM, Fraser VJ.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2006 Jan;27(1):8-13. Epub 2006 Jan 6.

PMID:
16418980
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Systematic review: antimicrobial urinary catheters to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infection in hospitalized patients.

Johnson JR, Kuskowski MA, Wilt TJ.

Ann Intern Med. 2006 Jan 17;144(2):116-26. Review.

PMID:
16418411
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Quality improvement of surgical prophylaxis in Dutch hospitals: evaluation of a multi-site intervention by time series analysis.

van Kasteren ME, Mannien J, Kullberg BJ, de Boer AS, Nagelkerke NJ, Ridderhof M, Wille JC, Gyssens IC.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2005 Dec;56(6):1094-102. Epub 2005 Oct 18.

PMID:
16234334
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A statewide survey of nosocomial infection surveillance in acute care hospitals.

Edmond MB, White-Russell MB, Ober J, Woolard CD, Bearman GM.

Am J Infect Control. 2005 Oct;33(8):480-2.

PMID:
16216664
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Evaluation of postdischarge surveillance of surgical site infections after total hip and knee arthroplasty.

Huenger F, Schmachtenberg A, Haefner H, Zolldann D, Nowicki K, Wirtz DC, Bläsius K, Lütticken R, Lemmen SW.

Am J Infect Control. 2005 Oct;33(8):455-62.

PMID:
16216659
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Clinical and economic consequences of ventilator-associated pneumonia: a systematic review.

Safdar N, Dezfulian C, Collard HR, Saint S.

Crit Care Med. 2005 Oct;33(10):2184-93. Review.

PMID:
16215368
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Best-practice protocols: preventing central line infection.

Earsing KA, Hobson DB, White KM.

Nurs Manage. 2005 Oct;36(10):18-24.

PMID:
16210947
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A reminder reduces urinary catheterization in hospitalized patients.

Saint S, Kaufman SR, Thompson M, Rogers MA, Chenoweth CE.

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2005 Aug;31(8):455-62.

PMID:
16156193
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The effect of process control on the incidence of central venous catheter-associated bloodstream infections and mortality in intensive care units in Mexico.

Higuera F, Rosenthal VD, Duarte P, Ruiz J, Franco G, Safdar N.

Crit Care Med. 2005 Sep;33(9):2022-7.

PMID:
16148475
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Implementing evidence-based practice findings to decrease postoperative sternal wound infections following open heart surgery.

Haycock C, Laser C, Keuth J, Montefour K, Wilson M, Austin K, Coulen C, Boyle D.

J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2005 Sep-Oct;20(5):299-305. Review.

PMID:
16141774
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Improving timely surgical antibiotic prophylaxis redosing administration using computerized record prompts.

St Jacques P, Sanders N, Patel N, Talbot TR, Deshpande JK, Higgins M.

Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2005;6(2):215-21.

PMID:
16128628
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Use of corporate Six Sigma performance-improvement strategies to reduce incidence of catheter-related bloodstream infections in a surgical ICU.

Frankel HL, Crede WB, Topal JE, Roumanis SA, Devlin MW, Foley AB.

J Am Coll Surg. 2005 Sep;201(3):349-58.

PMID:
16125067

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