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Epidemiology of nosocomial infections in patients admitted in hospitals Jahrom -2016
Vahid Rahmanian , Heshmatollah Shakeri , Masihollah Shakeri , Keramatollah Rahmanian , Maesume Rahimi
Assistant Professor Research Center for social determinants of health, Jahrom University of Medical Sciences, Jahrom, Iran
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Introduction: Establishment of new hospitals, incidence of emerging and re-emerging diseases, increasing microbial resistance and the need for diversified medical services have increased the incidence of Nosocomial infections.

Materials and methods: In this cross-sectional study, records of patients admitted to Jahrom hospitals in 2016 and diagnosed with Nosocomial infections were studied. An objective-based checklist was designed. Date were analyzed using SPSS 16 and by utilizing descriptive statistics and chi-square test at 0.05 significance level

Results: The prevalence of Nosocomial infections was 32 in 10000 patients. The highest incidence of Nosocomial infections was observed in the NICU (342.1 in 10000), pediatrics (92.3 in 10000) and the internal ward (68.14 in 10000), respectively. The most prevalent Nosocomial infections cases in Jahrom hospitals included: Urinary tract infections (54.2%), surgical site infections (29.9%), pneumonia (11.9%) and gastrointestinal tract infections (GTIs) (4%).

Conclusion: Considering the numerous intervention measures in patients with Nosocomial infections, such measures should be performed under specific conditions and only in vital cases. Medical and non-medical staff should be trained to maintain personal and public hygiene. In existing care system, timely diagnosis, providing thorough care and reporting all Nosocomial infections can reduce new cases and their complications.

Keywords: epidemiology, Nosocomial infections, hospital
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: epidmilojgy
Received: 2017/06/15 | Accepted: 2017/08/1 | Published: 2017/08/2
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rahmanian V, shakeri H, shakeri M, rahmanian K, rahimi M. Epidemiology of nosocomial infections in patients admitted in hospitals Jahrom -2016. jmj. 2017; 15 (1) :57-66
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