Hope you enjoyed my presentation at the ACIPC Conference 2013 on some of the aspects I’ll be looking at over the next three years in my PhD.
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I have listed the references used in the presentation below.
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McBryde ES, Brett J, Russo PL, Worth LJ, Bull AL, Richards MJ. Validation of statewide surveillance system data on central line-associated bloodstream infection in intensive care units in Australia. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. November, 2009;30:1045-9.
Keller SC, Linkin DR, Fishman NO, Lautenbach EM. Variations in Identification of Healthcare-Associated Infections. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2013;34:678-86.
Brigand G et al. Agreement among Healthcare Professionals in Ten European Countires in Diagnosing Case-Vignettes of Surgicla Site Infections. PLoS ONE July 2013;8 (7).
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van Mourik MSM, Troelstra A, van Solinge WW, Moons KGM, Bonten MJM. Automated Surveillance for Healthcare-Associated Infections: Opportunities for Improvement. Clinical Infectious Diseases. July 1, 2013;57:85-93