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Journal April 2012 (Vol 34, No 4)

NOTE: You have already passed this course.
NOTE: This course is no longer valid for accreditation purposes.

Nosocomial Infections (April 2012) by Reid K. Nakamura , DVM, DACVECC, Emily Tompkins , DVM

1. Which is not one of the four most common NIs?
2. What percentage of nosocomial pathogens is resistant to at least one antibiotic?
3. Which is not a risk factor for aspiration pneumonia in small animals?
4. Which of the following is not one of the most common microorganism species identified in a recent study on aspiration pneumonia in dogs?
5. Which is not a risk factor for SSIs in human or veterinary medicine?
6. Which of the following has been associated with the development of CR-BSIs in veterinary patients?
7. Which is reported to be the best skin cleansing solution when preparing for IV catheter placement?
8. Which practice has been shown to be most effective at reducing NIs?
9. What is the reported compliance rate of hand washing among small animal veterinarians?
10. Which is the recommended method of hand hygiene in human medicine?
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