Tag Nosocomial
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Nosocomial Infections in ICU

COMMON NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS COMMON NOSOCOMIAL ORGANISMS MRSA Coag negative Staph Enterococcus (faecalis, faecium) -> produces VRE Pseudomonas aeruginosa Acinetobacter baumanii Stenotrophomonas maltophilia Enterobacter spp. Klebsiella spp. E. coli Serratia marcescens Proteus spp. Candida spp. (albicans, glabrate, krusei) RISK FACTORS Patient…
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Nosocomial Pneumonia

Nosocomial or hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) is defined as pneumonia that is not incubating at the time of admission to hospital and develops in a patient hospitalised for >48 hours.