Healthcare Infections

Question 1 of 20

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H.I - Any infection acquired from a hospital or related setup

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 2 of 20

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What's the different between a Community Infection and a Nosocomial Infection?

Select one of the following:

  • The first is acquired from a community setup (i.e a sports centre) the second shows symptoms within 24 hours of hospitalisation

  • The second is acquired from a community setup (i.e a sports centre) the first shows symptoms within 24 hours of hospitalisation

Question 3 of 20

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Which pathogens make up 25% of H.I Infections?

Select one or more of the following:

  • E.coli

  • S.aureus

  • N.meningitidis

  • CAP

Question 4 of 20

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Which of the following does NOT make up 50% of H.I infections?

Select one of the following:

  • Enterococcal candida

  • Klebsiella

  • Coagulase -ve Staph.

  • E.coli

Question 5 of 20

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In H.Is, the infecting species are not usually associated with human infection

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 20

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What % of all H.Is are multidrug resistant?

Select one of the following:

  • 16%

  • 14%

  • 12%

Question 7 of 20

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What is the main source of HIs?

Select one of the following:

  • Equipment

  • Other patients

  • Hospital workers

Question 8 of 20

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Who would be part of the infection control committee?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Nurses

  • Doctors

  • A microbiologist

Question 9 of 20

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Antibiotic Poilicy- Which AnBis should be used and when to keep costs down

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 10 of 20

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What is the difference between positive and negative pressure rooms?

Select one of the following:

  • +ve- keep all air inside the room to prevent pathogens leaving
    -ve keep all air out of the room to protect the immunocompromised

  • -ve- keep all air inside the room to prevent pathogens leaving
    +ve keep all air out of the room to protect the immunocompromised

Question 11 of 20

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What do infection control policies usually cover?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Surveillance/general measures i.e. cleaning

  • Steralisation/Outbreak response

  • Antibiotic policy

Question 12 of 20

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How are Catheter Associated Bloodstream Infections classified?

Select one of the following:

  • The presence of biofilms on the catheter

  • The presence of actively dividing bacteria in the blood

  • The presence of actively dividing bacteria at the exquipment site

Question 13 of 20

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The most common cause of Catheter Ass. Blood. Infections is Coagulase -ve Staph.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 14 of 20

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How do the bacteria usually enter the blood?

Select one of the following:

  • From biofilms on equipment

  • I couldn't think of anything else

Question 15 of 20

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The main complication with Cath. Ass. Blood. Infections is that the bacteria 'metastasise' and spread to organs/deep tissue

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 16 of 20

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Which of the following are important in preventing Cass. Ass. Blood. Infections

Select one or more of the following:

  • Hand hygiene

  • Daily line review

  • Maximum barrier precaution on insertion

  • Rubbing dirt in the wound

Question 17 of 20

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Name two differences between Catheter Ass. Bloodstream Infections and Catheter Ass. UTIs

Select one or more of the following:

  • Cutoff for UTI infection is lower

  • In UTIs, local symptoms are not as pronounced

  • Cutoff for Blood. infection is lower

  • In Blood Infections, local symptoms are not as pronounced

Question 18 of 20

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The most common agent for Cath. Ass. UTIs is Antibiotic resistant E.coli

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 19 of 20

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Which of the following as a major complication in Cath. Ass. UTIs

Select one of the following:

  • Biofilm formation

  • Metastasis

  • Developing drug resistance

Question 20 of 20

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Which of the following (along with those from Cath. Ass. Blood. Inf.) is a precaution in Cath. Ass. UTIs?

Select one of the following:

  • Use Catheter as little as possible

  • Clean insertion site thoroughly

  • Check for bacterial infection daily

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Healthcare Infections

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Medical Microbiology (Healthcare Infections) Quiz on Healthcare Infections, created by gina_evans0312 on 17/04/2014.

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