2018 – Infection Prevention in Aging


Peer-Reviewed Publications

1. Mody L et al. Can Infection Prevention Programs in Hospitals and Nursing Homes by Integrated?: From Silos to Partners. JAMA. (IF: 51.3)

2. Smith S et al. Evaluation of the association between nursing home survey on patient safety culture (NHSOPS) measures and catheter-associated urinary tract infections: results of a national collaborative. BMJ Qual Saf. (IF: 7.0)

3. Hutton D et al. Economic Evaluation of a Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection Prevention Program in Nursing Homes. J Am Geriatr Soc. (IF: 4.1)

4. Suwanabol PA et al. Surgeons’ perceived barriers to palliative and end-of-life care: a mixed methods study of a surgical society. J Palliat Med. (IF: 2.5)

5. Makris U et al. Leadership lessons: building and nurturing a high-performing clinical research team. J Am Geriatr Soc. (IF: 4.1)

6. Cassone M et al. Environmental panels as a proxy for nursing home patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant enterococcus colonization. Clin Infect Dis. (IF: 9.1)

7. Mody L et al. Longitudinal assessment of multidrug-resistant organisms in newly admitted nursing facility patients: implications for an evolving population. Clin Infect Dis. (IF: 9.1)

8. Ambruster CE et al. Urine cytokine and chemokine levels predict urinary tract infection severity independent of uropathogen, urine bacterial burden, host genetics, and host age. Infect Immun. (IF: 3.3)

9. Wolfensberger A et al. Transfer of pathogens to and from patients, healthcare providers, and medical devices during care activity- a systematic review and meta-analysis. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. (IF: 2.9)

10. van Buul LW et al. The development of a decision tool for the empiric treatment of suspected urinary tract infection in frail older adults: a Delphi consensus procedure. J Am Med Dir Assoc. (IF: 4.9)

11. Michener A et al. Infections in older adults: a case-based discussion series emphasizing antibiotic stewardship. MedEdPORTAL.

12. Blanco N et al. Transmission of resistant Gram-negative bacteria to healthcare personnel gowns and gloves during care of residents in community-based nursing facilities. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. (IF: 2.9)

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