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    Guía de manejo de enfermedad renal crónica. Estadios 1 al 3ª. para la atención de la población mayor de 18 años en establecimientos de salud del primer nivel de atención de El Salvador. Versión completa

    Este documento presenta el resultado del trabajo desarrollado durante la elaboración de la guía de práctica clínica para el manejo de la enfermedad renal crónica (ERC), estadios 1 al 3a, para la atención de la población mayor de 18 años en establecimientos de salud del primer nivel de atención e...

    Advice on the use of masks in the community, during home care and in health care settings in the context of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak

    This document provides rapid advice on the use of medical masks in communities, at home and at healthcare facilities in areas that have reported outbreaks caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). It is intended for public health and infection prevention and control (IPC) professionals, healthcar...

    Guidelines for the prevention and control of carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae, acinetobacter baumannii and pseudomonas aeruginosa in health care facilities

    Carbapenem-resistant gram-negative bacteria, namely, carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) (for example, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Escherichia coli), Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB) and Pseudomonas aeruginosa (CRPsA), are a matter of national and international concern as they are an emerging cause of...

    Guidelines on core components of infection prevention and control programmes at the national and acute health care facility level

    Health care-associated infections (HAI) are one of the most common adverse events in care delivery and a major public health problem with an impact on morbidity, mortality and quality of life. At any one time, up to 7% of patients in developed and 10% in developing countries will acquire at least one HAI...

    Global guidelines on the prevention of surgical site infection

    Surgical site infections are caused by bacteria that get in through incisions made during surgery. They threaten the lives of millions of patients each year and contribute to the spread of antibiotic resistance. In low- and middle-income countries, 11% of patients who undergo surgery are infected in the ...

    Classification et traitement des cas de pneumonie chez l’enfant dans les établissements de santé selon l’OMS: version révisée: résumé des données

    Dans le but d’accroître le nombre d’enfants ayant accès au traitement adapté, la classification et le guide thérapeutique simplifiés de l’OMS pour la prise en charge de la pneumonie de l’enfant dans les établissements de santé de premier niveau et les services de consultation ambulatoire o...

    Revised WHO classification and treatment of pneumonia in children at health facilities: evidence summaries

    The revised guidelines present two major changes to existing guidelines: (A) there are now just 2 categories of pneumonia instead of 3 (“pneumonia” which is treated at home with oral amoxicillin and “severe pneumonia” which requires injectable antibiotics) and (B) oral amoxicillin replaces oral c...

    Natural ventilation for infection control in health-care settings

    This guidance is an update of WHO global influenza preparedness plan, the role of WHO and recommendations for national measures before and during pandemics, published by WHO in March 2005. The information and recommendations contained in this guidance document are the product of expert. In light of these...

    Policy Statement on HIV Testing and Counselling in Health Facilities for Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons and other Persons of Concern to UNHCR

    This Policy Statement examines the role of HIV testing and counselling in health facilities in increasing access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support services for refugees, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and other persons of concern to UNHCR....

    WHO guidelines on hand hygiene in health care

    The WHO guidelines on hand hygiene in health care provide health-care workers (HCWs), hospital administrators and health authorities with a thorough review of evidence on hand hygiene in health care and specific recommendations to improve practices and reduce transmission of pathogenic microorganisms to ...