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Prevalence of multidrug-resistant organisms in nursing homes in Belgium in 2015

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Katrien Latour; Huang, Te-Din; Beatrice Jans; Berhin, Catherine; Bogaerts, Pierre; Noel, Audrey; Nonhoff, Claire; Dodémont, Magali; Denis, Olivier; Ieven, Margareta; Loens, Katherine; Schoevaerdt ...

Diagnosis, prevention and control of urinary tract infections: a survey of routine practices in Belgian nursing homes

and procedures for UTI surveillance, diagnosis, and urinary catheter and incontinence care. Results: UTI s were the second most common infections in the 87 participating NH s (prevalence: 1.0%). ...

Point prevalence survey of antimicrobial use and healthcare-associated infections in Belgian acute care hospitals: results of the Global-PPS and ECDC-PPS 2017.

Infect Control, Volume 9 (2020) Keywords: point prevalence survey; healthcare-associated infections; antimicrobial use; acute care hospitals; Belgium Abstract: Background: The point prevalence survey of ...

End-of-life communication in advanced cancer: international trends (2009-2014).

included (n=2306; BE: 1233; NL: 729; ES: 344). RESULTS: A statistically significant increase was found between 2009/2010 and 2014 in the prevalence of communication about diagnosis (from 84% to 94%) and ...

Residential green space and medication sales for childhood asthma: A longitudinal ecological study in Belgium

effects on respiratory health in children is ambiguous. Objective: To investigate if residential exposure to different types of green space is associated with childhood asthma prevalence in Belgium. ...

Residential green space and medication sales for childhood asthma: A longitudinal ecological study in Belgium

effects on respiratory health in children is ambiguous. Objective To investigate if residential exposure to different types of green space is associated with childhood asthma prevalence in Belgium. Methods ...

Residential green space and medication sales for childhood asthma: A longitudinal ecological study in Belgium

effects on respiratory health in children is ambiguous. Objective To investigate if residential exposure to different types of green space is associated with childhood asthma prevalence in Belgium. Methods ...

Potential impact of reduced tobacco use on life and health expectancies in Belgium

from the Belgian Health Interview Survey 2013 were used to estimate smoking and disability prevalence. Disability was based on the Global Activity Limitation Indicator. We used DYNAMO- HIA to quantify ...

Prevalence of pathogens in ticks collected from humans through citizen science in Belgium.

1 (2019) Abstract: BACKGROUND: In order to evaluate the risk of human exposure to tick-borne pathogens in Belgium, a study on the prevalence of several pathogens was conducted on feeding ticks removed from ...

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) prevalence estimation in the adult general population in Belgium: a meta-analysis

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Muyldermans, G; Bielen, Rob; Botterman, R; Bourgeois, Stefan; Colle, I; Deressa, B; Devolder, G; Horsmans, Yves; Hutse, V; Lanthier, Nicolas; Lasser, Luc; Platteau, S; Robaeys, Geert; Suin, V; Ve ...

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