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National Healthcare Safety Network report, data summary for 2013, Device-associated Module

  • Margaret A. Dudeck
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    Address correspondence to Mrs. Margaret A. Dudeck, MPH, CPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Center for Emerging, Zoonotic, and Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, GA 30329.
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    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging, Zoonotic, and Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA
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  • Jonathan R. Edwards
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    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging, Zoonotic, and Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA
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  • Katherine Allen-Bridson
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    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging, Zoonotic, and Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA
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  • Cindy Gross
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    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging, Zoonotic, and Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA
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  • Paul J. Malpiedi
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    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging, Zoonotic, and Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA
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  • Kelly D. Peterson
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  • Daniel A. Pollock
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  • Lindsey M. Weiner
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  • Dawn M. Sievert
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Published:January 06, 2015DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2014.11.014
      This report is a summary of Device-associated (DA) Module data collected by hospitals participating in the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) for events occurring from January-December 2013 and reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) by June 1, 2014. This report updates previously published DA Module data from the NHSN and provides contemporary comparative rates.
      • Dudeck M.A.
      • Weiner L.M.
      • Allen-Bridson K.
      • Malpiedi P.J.
      • Peterson K.D.
      • Pollock D.A.
      • et al.
      National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) report, data summary for 2012, device-associated module.
      Figure 1 provides a brief summary of highlights from this report. This report complements other NHSN reports, including national and state-specific progress reports for select health care–associated infections (HAIs).

      Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National and state healthcare associated infections progress report. March 2014. Available from: http://www.cdc.gov/HAI/pdfs/progress-report/hai-progress-report.pdf. Accessed August 27, 2014.

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      Fig 1Highlights from this report.
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