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SNF Infections. 8/21/12. Nursing Home Facts. 2.5 Million American’s in SNF 5% of American’s over 65 are in SNFs 43% of American’s turning 65 will eventually be admitted to SNF in there lifetime. SNF Infections. Nosocomial Infections are comparable to the hospital

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Snf infections

SNF Infections

8/21/12


Nursing home facts

Nursing Home Facts

  • 2.5 Million American’s in SNF

  • 5% of American’s over 65 are in SNFs

  • 43% of American’s turning 65 will eventually be admitted to SNF in there lifetime.


Snf infections1

SNF Infections

  • Nosocomial Infections are comparable to the hospital

  • Rates from 2.6-14/1000 patient days

  • Infections related to 63% of SNF deaths

  • 25-50% of Transfers from hospitals have infections

  • Most residents in SNF have one serious infection yearly


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SNF Infections

  • Antibiotic resistance is increasing

  • Nearly 50% of antibiotics may be inappropriate

  • Chance of needing antibiotics with one year in SNF, 50%


Snf infections3

SNF Infections

  • Most common infection is UTI

  • Emerging infections

  • Candida Sepsis

  • C. Diff.


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SNF Infections

  • Recently the CDC did a presentation on UTI for Alaska

  • Here are the highlights


Cdc recommendations for utis

CDC Recommendations for UTIs

  • PreventingCAUTInfectionsInHealthcare.pdf


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SNF Infections

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