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Nosocomial Infection Management


  • Garima Singh Meel
  • Agency : Nosocomial Infection, Infection Management, Intensive Care Unit
  • Objective : The main objectives was to study the physical facilities available for Infection control in intensive care unit (medical –ICU) and also the existing infection control procedures used in the MICU. The study also identified the gaps for infection control and suggested measures to fill those gaps.
  • Background : The study was done to know the facilities available to control infection at Medical ICU
  • Methodology : The research approach adopted for the study was a descriptive method. It includes collection of information regarding infection control procedures and its measures and also existing physical facilities available for infection control through questionnaires, studying relevant record maintained in MICU.
  • Findings : The physical facilities available for infection control in MICU are satisfactory but the infection control measures practiced in MICU is poor and needs improvements and up-gradation. When compared to the ISIS standards, the facilities available for infection control in MICU are satisfactory and meets . Result show that current physical facilities available for infection control are satisfactory but the existing infection control measures practiced in MICU are poor.
  • Recommendations : Strict adherence to standard infection control procedures need to be given under consideration and existing infection control measures in MICU needs improvement and up-gradation.
to study the physical facilities available for Infection control in intensive care unit