The Trend of Device-Associated Hospital Acquired Infections in an Adult Intensive Care Unit of a Tertiary Care Hospital: A Need to Revamp Preventive Strategies

Bineeta Kashyap; Rajat Jhamb; Rituparna Saha; Pratima Prasad

Volume 6, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 98-104

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2021.19

Abstract
  Background: Device-associated infections (DAIs) like ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), central-line-associated blood stream infections (CLABSI), and catheter-related urinary tract Infection (CAUTI) constitute predominant healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in intensive care units (ICUs).Objectives: ...  Read More

Socio-Demographic and Clinical Profile of Health Care Workers Diagnosed for COVID-19 by Truenat at a Tertiary Care COVID Hospital

Bineeta Kashyap; Rajat Jhamb; Narendra Pal Singh; Krishna Sarkar; Rajnish Avasthi; Ashwani Khanna

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 11-17

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2021.03

Abstract
  Background: In December 2019, in Wuhan, China; a new coronavirus emerged that had not been previously identified in humans. Hence is crucial to characterize the infection risk among infected health care workers (HCWs), being responsible for secondary transmission to patients, and others. Objectives: ...  Read More