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Severe Sepsis Bundles
Current average rating is 4 stars.
The Severe Sepsis Bundles include the Severe Sepsis 3-Hour Rescuscitation Bundle and the 6-Hour Septic Shock Bundle. The Severe Sepsis Bundles have been revised in conjunction with the updated 2012 International Guidelines for Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock.
Patient and Family FAQs: Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections
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This patient and family educational material presents frequently asked questions and answers about catheter-associated urinary tract infections.
Skin Care in the Incontinent Patient Poster
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This health care provider fact sheet presents information on good skin care techniques that will prevent skin breakdown, and how to minimize skin contact with urine in patients with urinary incontinence.
Guide to the Elimination of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections
Current average rating is 3 stars.
As the leading source of hospital-acquired infections, catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CA-UTIs) dramatically impact the lives of tens of thousands of patients each year.
How-to Guide: Prevent Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection
Current average rating is 4 stars.
This How-to Guide describes key evidence-based care components for preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections, describes how to implement these interventions, and recommends measures to gauge improvement.
How-to Guide: Reduce MRSA Infection
Current average rating is 3 stars.
This How-to Guide describes key evidence-based care components for reducing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections, describes how to implement these interventions, and recommends measures to gauge improvement.
How-to Guide: Prevent Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (Pediatric Supplement)
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This How-to Guide specifically tailored for pediatrics describes key evidence-based care components for preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia.
CDC MRSA Patient Fact Sheet
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This patient fact sheet describes what is methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection, who gets it, how it's treated, and how to keep Staph infections from spreading.
How-to Guide: Prevent Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
Current average rating is 5 stars.
This How-to Guide describes key evidence-based care components of the IHI Ventilator Bundle which has been linked to prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia.
Patient Information Sheet on MRSA Infection
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This patient information fact sheet describes what is methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection, why patients with MRSA must be isolated, and precautions to take after leaving the hospital.
Living with MRSA Patient Education Pamphlet
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This patient education pamphlet describes what is methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection, how to treat and care for someone with MRSA, and how to control the spread of MRSA to family and friends, and other related resources.
How-to Guide: Reduce MRSA Infection — Rural Hospitals Supplement
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This How-to Guide specifically tailored for rural hospitals describes key evidence-based care components for reducing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections, describes how to implement these interventions, and recommends measures to gauge improvement.
How-to Guide: Reduce MRSA Infection — Pediatric Supplement
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This How-to Guide specifically tailored for pediatrics describes key evidence-based care components for reducing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections, describes how to implement these interventions, and recommends measures to gauge improvement.
Central Line Insertion Care Team Checklist
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Care teams can use this checklist to work together to decrease patient harm from catheter-related bloodstream infections.
How-to Guide: Prevent Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (Rural Hospital Supplement)
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This How-to Guide is specifically tailored for rural hospitals and describes key evidence-based care components for preventing central line-associated bloodstream infections, describes how to implement these interventions, and recommends measures to gauge improvement.
How-to Guide: Prevent Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection
Current average rating is 4 stars.
This How-to Guide describes key evidence-based care components of the IHI Central Line Bundle which has been linked to prevention of central line-associated bloodstream infections, describes how to implement these interventions, and recommends measures to gauge improvement.
MRSA Post-Treatment Screening Labels
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The labels were implemented to increase reliability and compliance of treatment for patients who test positive for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
MRSA Patient Education and Instruction Sheet
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This patient education and instruction sheet is given to the patient once a positive culture for MRSA has been identified.
Hand Hygiene Data Collection Tool
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This tool is used to document care provider hand hygiene (waterless or soap and water) before and after patient contact and after removal of gloves.
MRSA Screening Policy and Procedure
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This Infection Control Policy provides instructions for conducting patient screening for MRSA and details procedures for managing positive MRSA cultures.
It's OK to Ask Hand Hygiene Pamphlet
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This patient education pamphlet encourages patients to ask doctors, nurses, and other health care workers about washing their hands before providing care.
Urinary Tract Infection Bundle Compliance Audit Tool
Current average rating is 5 stars.
This tool evaluates compliance with all recommended components of care for all patients who have a foley catheter in place, and is used to reinforce provider education aimed at reducing catheter-associated urinary tract infections.
Hand Hygiene Monitoring Tool
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This data collection tool is used to monitor whether providers practice hand hygiene with patients in isolation.
Contact Precautions Monitoring Tool
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This data collection tool is used to monitor whether providers practice contact precautions and hand hygiene with patients in isolation.
Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections in Acute Care Hospitals
Current average rating is 5 stars.
The Compendium distills current guidelines for the prevention of healthcare-associated infections and includes recommendations for implementation in the clinical setting, along with metrics and indicators of success.
  
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