Management of outbreaks in neonatal intensive care units

Lidia Decembrino, Antonella Maini, Nunzia Decembrino, Ivana Maggi, Serafina Lacerenza

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Abstract

Outbreaks in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) have disastrous consequences for neonates and raise enormous concerns in staff, altering usual practice patterns of the NICU. Our objective was to perform a systematic analysis for gaining insights into the control and prevention of NICUs outbreaks. Epidemiology, risk factors and outcomes are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
JournalEarly Human Development
Volume90
Issue numberSUPPL.1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Keywords

  • NICU
  • Outbreaks
  • Prevention

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Medicine(all)

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