volume 25, issue 1, P271-283 2011
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2010.11.008
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Elaine Flanagan, Teena Chopra, Lona Mody

Abstract: SYNOPSISWith the changing healthcare delivery, patients receive care at various settings including acute care hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, outpatient primary care and specialty clinics, as well as at home, exposing them to pathogens in various settings.Various healthcare settings face unique challenges requiring individualized infection control programs.Infection control programs in skilled nursing facilities should address: surveillance for infections and antimicrobial resistance, outbreak investig…

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