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Risk Factors for Nosocomial Infection

Purpose:

Purpose: To identify a hospitalized adult patient at increased risk for a nosocomial infection based on the risk factors of Schneider et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

Objective:

risk factors, complications, complication detection, economic cost, public health

ICD-10:

A00-B99, Y95

Description:

Schneider et al identified risk factors associated with nosocomial infections in non-selected hospital inpatients. These can help identify patients who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from CHU de Nice and CHU de Besancon in France.

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