The Compendium

  • Synthesizes best evidence for the prevention of surgical site infections, central line-associated bloodstream infections, catheter-associated urinary tract infections, ventilator-associated pneumonia, Clostridium difficile, and MRSA
  • Highlights basic HAI prevention strategies plus advanced approaches for outbreak management and other special circumstances
  • Recommends performance and accountability measures to apply to individuals and groups working to implement infection prevention practices

2014 Compendium Update: Table of Contents

 

Introduction: Introduction to "A Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections in Acute Care Hospitals: 2014 Updates"

Commentary: Maintaining the Momentum of Change: The Role of the 2014 Updates to the Compendium in Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections

Strategies to Prevent Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections in Acute Care Hospitals: 2014 Update

Strategies to Prevent Surgical Site Infections in Acute Care Hospitals: 2014 Update

Strategies to Prevent Clostridium difficile Infections in Acute Care Hospitals: 2014 Update

Strategies to Prevent Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections in Acute Care Hospitals: 2014 Update

Strategies to Prevent Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in Acute Care Hospitals: 2014 Update

Commentary: Approaches for Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections: Go Long or Go Wide?

Strategies to Prevent Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Acute Care Hospitals: 2014 Update

Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections through Hand Hygiene

A View from The Joint Commission Perspective: Updated Compendium Will Continue to Help Reduce Healthcare-Associated Infections

An Infection Preventionist's View of the Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections: Structure, Process, and Outcome

Executive Summary: A Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections in Acute Care Hospitals: 2014 Updates