Monthly Archives: February 2004

Nosocomial Infections

“Nosocomial” infections are those caused by being in a hospital. Some related phrases are “iatrogenic”, “medical error”, “adverse drug events”, “medical injury”, “Staphylococcus aureus”.
Here are some useful-looking resources on nosocomial infections, and nosocomial infection control:
National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System (NNIS)
Antimicrobial Resistance in Healthcare Settings
Sterilization & Disinfection
Public Health Focus: Surveillance, Prevention, and Control of Nosocomial [...]