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Cookeville Regional Medical Center
Infections contracted as a result of being hospitalized at CRMC
January-September, 1999 

 [Nosocomial Infections acquired at hospital]
Risk nosocomial disease reports
In-house population, January-September, 1999
Critical Care Unit Benchmark Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Total No. of CCU pt days   366 344 347 273 341 326 308 277 282      
Number of Nosocomial Infections   3 6 3 2 6 4 2 3 7      
Infection Rate per 1,000 pt days   8.1 17.4 8.6 7.32 17.6 12.7 6.5 10.8 25      
Septicemia related to vascular device   0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0      
Ventilator pneumonias   2 5 2 0 4 2 1 3 5      
Ventilator pt days   119 108 173 98 171 161 128 171 193      
Ventilator pneumonias per 1000 vent days   22.5 PER DAYS 14per 1,000 days 18per 1,000 days      
Nosocomial UTI's   0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2      
Other:           1   0 0 1      
                           
Medical Patients (not CCU pts)                          
Nosocomial Sepsis by number   0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0      
Sepsis (discharge diagnosis)   18 12 11 18 20 15 16 17 16      
Sepsis related to vascular access   0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0      
                           
Vascular Site Infections                           
Hickman/Central    0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0      
Porta Cath   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0      
IV peripheral   0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0      
Dialysis Access   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1      
                           
Newborn Infections                           
Nosocomial   0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0      
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