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Abstract:

This SHEA/APIC guideline provides recommendations for prevention and control of infections in long-term care facilities, including UTIs, respiratory tract infections, skin and soft-tissue infections and infestations, gastrointestinal infections, infections caused by antibiotic-resistant organisms, and epidemic infections. It also reviews the structure and elements of infection control programs in the long-term care setting, regulatory considerations, education, and surveillance.

Full text: https://doi.org/10.1086/592416