Consensus conference on nosocomial infections in long-term care facilities

Philip W. Smith

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In May 1986, a group of individuals with experience in the field of infection control in long-term care met to discuss several aspects of infection prevention and control in nursing homes. This article provides background information, along with points of general consensus among the group. The consensus items are also intended to stimulate further discussion and research in the field of infection prevention and control in long-term care facilities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)97-100
Number of pages4
JournalAJIC: American Journal of Infection Control
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1987


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Health Policy
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Infectious Diseases

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