Victor D Rosenthal

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Country: Argentina

Publications

  1. ncbi Prospective study of the impact of open and closed infusion systems on rates of central venous catheter-associated bacteremia
    Victor D Rosenthal
    Infection Control and Infectious Diseases Department, Bernal Medical Center and Colegiales Medical Center, Arengreen 1366, 1405 Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Infect Control 32:135-41. 2004
  2. ncbi The attributable cost and length of hospital stay because of nosocomial pneumonia in intensive care units in 3 hospitals in Argentina: a prospective, matched analysis
    Victor D Rosenthal
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Hospital of Epidemiology, Bernal Medical Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Infect Control 33:157-61. 2005
  3. ncbi Reduction in nosocomial infection with improved hand hygiene in intensive care units of a tertiary care hospital in Argentina
    Victor D Rosenthal
    Section of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, Colegiales Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Infect Control 33:392-7. 2005
  4. ncbi Impact of an infection control program on rates of ventilator-associated pneumonia in intensive care units in 2 Argentinean hospitals
    Victor D Rosenthal
    Bernal Medical Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Infect Control 34:58-63. 2006
  5. doi Impact of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) multidimensional hand hygiene approach over 13 years in 51 cities of 19 limited-resource countries from Latin America, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe
    Victor D Rosenthal
    International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:415-23. 2013
  6. doi Effectiveness of a multidimensional approach for prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia in adult intensive care units from 14 developing countries of four continents: findings of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium
    Victor D Rosenthal
    Infection Control Department VDR, International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Crit Care Med 40:3121-8. 2012
  7. ncbi Device-associated nosocomial infections in limited-resources countries: findings of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC)
    Victor D Rosenthal
    International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Infect Control 36:S171.e7-12. 2008
  8. doi International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) report, data summary of 36 countries, for 2004-2009
    Victor D Rosenthal
    International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Infect Control 40:396-407. 2012
  9. doi International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) report, data summary for 2003-2008, issued June 2009
    Victor D Rosenthal
    International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Infect Control 38:95-104.e2. 2010
  10. doi Socioeconomic impact on device-associated infections in pediatric intensive care units of 16 limited-resource countries: international Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium findings
    Victor D Rosenthal
    International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 13:399-406. 2012

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Publications21

  1. ncbi Prospective study of the impact of open and closed infusion systems on rates of central venous catheter-associated bacteremia
    Victor D Rosenthal
    Infection Control and Infectious Diseases Department, Bernal Medical Center and Colegiales Medical Center, Arengreen 1366, 1405 Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Infect Control 32:135-41. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi The attributable cost and length of hospital stay because of nosocomial pneumonia in intensive care units in 3 hospitals in Argentina: a prospective, matched analysis
    Victor D Rosenthal
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Hospital of Epidemiology, Bernal Medical Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Infect Control 33:157-61. 2005
    ..No information is available on the financial impact of nosocomial pneumonia in Argentina. To calculate the cost of nosocomial pneumonia in intensive care units, a 5-year, matched cohort study was undertaken at 3 hospitals in Argentina...
  3. ncbi Reduction in nosocomial infection with improved hand hygiene in intensive care units of a tertiary care hospital in Argentina
    Victor D Rosenthal
    Section of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, Colegiales Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Infect Control 33:392-7. 2005
    ..We attempted to enhance compliance with hand hygiene by implementing education, training, and performance feedback. We measured nosocomial infections in parallel...
  4. ncbi Impact of an infection control program on rates of ventilator-associated pneumonia in intensive care units in 2 Argentinean hospitals
    Victor D Rosenthal
    Bernal Medical Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Infect Control 34:58-63. 2006
    ..Hospitalized, critically ill patients have a significant risk of developing nosocomial infection. Most episodes of nosocomial pneumonia occur in patients undergoing mechanical ventilation (MV)...
  5. doi Impact of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) multidimensional hand hygiene approach over 13 years in 51 cities of 19 limited-resource countries from Latin America, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe
    Victor D Rosenthal
    International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:415-23. 2013
    ....
  6. doi Effectiveness of a multidimensional approach for prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia in adult intensive care units from 14 developing countries of four continents: findings of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium
    Victor D Rosenthal
    Infection Control Department VDR, International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Crit Care Med 40:3121-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the effect of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium's multidimensional approach on the reduction of ventilator-associated pneumonia in patients hospitalized in intensive care units...
  7. ncbi Device-associated nosocomial infections in limited-resources countries: findings of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC)
    Victor D Rosenthal
    International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Infect Control 36:S171.e7-12. 2008
    ..HAIs increase length of stay (10 days), costs (US $5000 to US $12,000), and mortality (by a factor of 2 to 3)...
  8. doi International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) report, data summary of 36 countries, for 2004-2009
    Victor D Rosenthal
    International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Infect Control 40:396-407. 2012
    ..8%), were also higher in the consortium's ICUs, and the crude unadjusted excess mortalities of device-related infections ranged from 7.3% (for catheter-associated urinary tract infection) to 15.2% (for ventilator-associated pneumonia)...
  9. doi International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) report, data summary for 2003-2008, issued June 2009
    Victor D Rosenthal
    International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Infect Control 38:95-104.e2. 2010
    ..0% vs 20.2%, respectively) were also far higher in the consortium's ICUs, and the crude unadjusted excess mortalities of device-related infections ranged from 23.6% (CVC-associated bloodstream infections) to 29.3% (VAP)...
  10. doi Socioeconomic impact on device-associated infections in pediatric intensive care units of 16 limited-resource countries: international Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium findings
    Victor D Rosenthal
    International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 13:399-406. 2012
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  11. doi Findings of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC), Part II: Impact of a multidimensional strategy to reduce ventilator-associated pneumonia in neonatal intensive care units in 10 developing countries
    Victor D Rosenthal
    International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium, Avenue Corrientes4580, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:704-10. 2012
    ..Conclusions. Our results demonstrate that an implementation of the INICC multidimensional infection control program was associated with a significant reduction in VAP rate in NICUs in developing countries...
  12. doi Findings of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC), Part I: Effectiveness of a multidimensional infection control approach on catheter-associated urinary tract infection rates in pediatric intensive care units of 6 developing co
    Victor D Rosenthal
    International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium, Avenue Corrientes4580, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:696-703. 2012
    ..A before-after prospective surveillance study to assess the impact of a multidimensional infection control approach for the reduction of catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) rates...
  13. doi Effectiveness of a multidimensional approach to reduce ventilator-associated pneumonia in pediatric intensive care units of 5 developing countries: International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium findings
    Victor D Rosenthal
    International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Infect Control 40:497-501. 2012
    ..Practice bundles have been shown to reduce VAP rates in PICUs in developed countries; however, the impact of a multidimensional approach, including a bundle, has not been analyzed in PICUs from developing countries...
  14. doi Time-dependent analysis of length of stay and mortality due to urinary tract infections in ten developing countries: INICC findings
    Victor D Rosenthal
    International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Infect 62:136-41. 2011
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  15. doi International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium report, data summary for 2002-2007, issued January 2008
    Victor D Rosenthal
    Medical College of Buenos Aires and Bernal Medical Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Infect Control 36:627-37. 2008
    ..4% vs 29.1%) were also far higher in the Consortium's ICUs, and the crude unadjusted excess mortalities of device-related infections ranged from 14.3% (CLABs) to 27.5% (ventilator-associated pneumonia)...
  16. ncbi Device-associated nosocomial infections in 55 intensive care units of 8 developing countries
    Victor D Rosenthal
    Medical College of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Ann Intern Med 145:582-91. 2006
    ..0 per 1000 CVC days, 5.4 per 1000 mechanical ventilator days, and 3.9 per Foley catheter days, respectively...
  17. doi The International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC): goals and objectives, description of surveillance methods, and operational activities
    Victor D Rosenthal
    Medical College of Buenos Aires and Bernal Medical Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Am J Infect Control 36:e1-12. 2008
    ..The INICC will continue to evolve in its quest to find more effective and efficient ways to assess patient risk and improve patient safety in hospitals...
  18. ncbi Surgical site infections, International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) report, data summary of 30 countries, 2005-2010
    Victor D Rosenthal
    International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:597-604. 2013
    ..To report the results of a surveillance study on surgical site infections (SSIs) conducted by the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC)...
  19. doi Central line-associated bloodstream infections in limited-resource countries: a review of the literature
    Victor D Rosenthal
    International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Clin Infect Dis 49:1899-907. 2009
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  20. ncbi Device-associated infection rates and mortality in intensive care units of Peruvian hospitals: findings of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium
    Luis E Cuellar
    Division of Infection Control, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Neoplásicas INEN, Lima, Peru
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 24:16-24. 2008
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  21. ncbi Device-associated infection rate and mortality in intensive care units of 9 Colombian hospitals: findings of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium
    Carlos Alvarez Moreno
    Simon Bolivar Hospital, Bogata, Columbia
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:349-56. 2006
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