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Interventions to improve professional adherence to guidelines for prevention of device-related infections

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, March 2013
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Title
Interventions to improve professional adherence to guidelines for prevention of device-related infections
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, March 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd006559.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Gerd Flodgren, Lucieni O Conterno, Alain Mayhew, Omar, Cresio Romeu Pereira, Sasha Shepperd

Abstract

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are a major threat to patient safety, and are associated with mortality rates varying from 5% to 35%. Important risk factors associated with HAIs are the use of invasive medical devices (e.g. central lines, urinary catheters and mechanical ventilators), and poor staff adherence to infection prevention practices during insertion and care for the devices when in place. There are specific risk profiles for each device, but in general, the breakdown of aseptic technique during insertion and care for the device, as well as the duration of device use, are important factors for the development of these serious and costly infections.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 5 <1%
Germany 3 <1%
United States 3 <1%
Canada 2 <1%
Pakistan 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
India 1 <1%
Gambia 1 <1%
Other 4 <1%
Unknown 583 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 114 19%
Researcher 83 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 71 12%
Student > Bachelor 66 11%
Student > Postgraduate 39 6%
Other 115 19%
Unknown 117 19%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 208 34%
Nursing and Health Professions 98 16%
Psychology 43 7%
Social Sciences 34 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 14 2%
Other 70 12%
Unknown 138 23%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 09 December 2015.
All research outputs
#11,955,150
of 21,346,377 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#9,495
of 12,077 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#84,942
of 173,844 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#81
of 110 outputs
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