Prevention of Healthcare-associated Infections in Neonatology
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[From the Introduction]: Advances in neonatology in recent decades have enabled the survival of preterm and extremely low birthweight newborns, as well as newborns with some malformations. However, with this improvement in initial survival, other problems have emerged, including an increase in healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), which has become one of the factors limiting survival of these children.
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Introduction | Clinical Diagnosis and Laboratory Diagnosis | Modes of transmission of infections | HAI prevention in neonatology units | Safety in the preparation and administration of parenteral medications and nutrition | Milk preparation unit | HAI Prevention in Rooming-in Arrangements | Guidance for hospital discharge | Environmental precautions | Bibliography.
Category of PAHO Strategic Plan 2014-2019
Pan American Health Organization. Prevention of Healthcare-associated Infections in Neonatology. Washington, D.C.: PAHO; 2018.
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