Nosocomial Infections Medical Problems Worldwide

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Nosocomial infection transmitted between patients, staff, contractors, volunteers, students and even among visitors.

The risk of transmission of infection in the hospital or nosocomial infection remains a significant problem throughout the world, according to health experts from the University of Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta Arlina Goddess.

“The infection can be transmitted between patients, staff, health professionals, contractors, volunteers, students and even between hospital visitors,” he said in Yogyakarta on Sunday.

In this regard, according to him, Master Hospital Management (MMRS) UMY cooperation with the Indonesian Doctors Association (IDI) and the Indonesian National Nurses Association (IPNI) prevention training and hospital infection control.

“The training was also associated with the Act (Act) No. 44 of 2009 on Hospital. In Article 40 requires all hospitals to implement accreditation every three years,” he said.

He said the development’s Hospital Accreditation Standards Indonesia improved by reference to the International Principles for Healthcare Standards (IPHS).

Accreditation standards consist of four groups, namely the standard of patient focused care, the hospital management standards, the patient safety goals, targets and MDGs.

“One of the chapters in the standard hospital management is the prevention and control of infection. For that we conduct training infection control,” he said.

He said the training was aimed to identify and reduce the risk of infections that can be transmitted between patients, staff, health professionals, contractors, volunteers, students, and visitors to the hospital.

It is also expected to help improve the ability of the hospital in preparation for accreditation of hospitals compiled version 2012 and set up hospitals and other healthcare facilities with limited resources to implement prevention and control of infection.

“Thus we can protect the health of workers and the public from the spread of disease,” said the lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine and Nursing (FKIK) UMY it.

Lecturer FKIK UMY Inayati Habib said, Hospital Infection control (IRS) is a must for all hospitals. How to prevent it is to do with the sterilization and disinfection, cleaning of medical equipment, and wash hands.

In addition to the special ways such action aseptif on all medical treatment and greater attention to patients or neonatal Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

He said the control can also be done by holding educational supervision and training for prevention and restriction of visitors sufferers IRS.

“Isolation of the patient, limitations in the use of antibiotics, as well as observe and maintain the health of hospital staff,” he said.


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