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Volos: Preparedness for hospital-acquired infections

In invisible enemies that “attack” stealthily, with the result that many times from a simple routine surgery patients end up…
in the Intensive care Unit, evolving the hospital-acquired infections.
The Hospital of Volos has not been recorded until today death because of inner-hospital infection, however, is in constant readiness in order to address the major risk that goes by the name of “hospital-acquired infections”. The alarm relates mainly to the winter months where it is presented an outbreak usually, according to experts.
There are three super-resistant germs, which “threaten” those who are hospitalized . Overall in our country recorded about 15,000 hospital-acquired infections, with the main perpetrators of the bacteria Klebsiella pneumoniae and E.coli, which have shown great resilience .
Antibiotics are the weapon of specific nosocomial infections, however, misuse can come back “boomerang”, as well as make pathogenic microbes resistant to them.
The increase of nosocomial infections in Public Hospitals, due to underfunding and reduced nursing staff, in accordance with the court held negligence, which just last week issued a notice.
“I don’t need to panic, nor complacency,” said the TACHYDROMOS the chairman of the Committee on Infections and the Coordinator Director of the second department of internal medicine of the Hospital of Volos, mr Pan. Φανουργιάκης pointing out that it takes a combination of actions in order to reduce to a minimum the hospital-acquired infections that occur, sometimes mild and sometimes more aggressively.
The Volos Hospital of Volos, according to mr Φανουργιάκη, the alarm always remains orange, as the doctor said, and that’s because according to him, the event is intertwined with a number of factors, many of which cannot be predicted. For example, the use of αντιβιώσεων that is a factor that “fixed” is causing resistant microbes, and is responsible many times for hospital-acquired infections, it’s a matter of being treated by the Hospital, doctors and nurses who have specific orders as to the administration.
There are, however, various factors such as says the chairman of the Committee on infectious diseases of the ΓΝΒ, such as, for example, the frequency of visits to a patient, and for the help to which recourse is sometimes the escorts of their own people, despite the fact that you may have a virus with all that this implies for the transmission of microbes to other body.
In accordance with the court held negligence, the main factors for the outbreak of nosocomial infections is the large shortages of nurses and Assistants Chamber, the fact that there is adequate disinfection in the ICU, there are no adequate facilities of isolation of patients with viral diseases, the lack of medical supplies such as antiseptic, gloves, gauze, etc.
Incredible complaints: of 1,000 victims per year in English hospitals
Question tabled by the mp for Magnesia.D. Christos Μπουκώρος, together with the section chief of Health and a member State.D. Vassilis Oikonomou, pointing to the rapid increase in the incidence of nosocomial infections in Greek hospitals.
The question reads: “According to Press reports, have plagued the health-care-associated infections in English hospitals. One in ten hospital patients manifest during the hospitalization of the infection, while as the basic cause seems to be the excessive administration of antibiotics, medications to patients, which has as a result to make it more resistant to pathogenic microbes. According to World Health Organization data, approximately 11% of patients in poor and middle-income countries undergoing surgery, develop an infection during any surgery. The corresponding figure for the NHS reaches 9%, while the european average is 6%. Apart from the careful use of antibiotics, obsession with cleanliness and hygiene are key factors for reducing the spread of potentially deadly multi-resistant bacteria.
Based on the above, will the Minister if Greece has incorporated the guidance in the functioning of the hospital, if the hygiene in the Greek public hospital, today, it meets the necessary for the space specifications and if, finally, there is evidence from the private hospitals, and if the checks made are sufficient so as to establish the situation in the private hospitals of health and medical terms”.

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