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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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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