Maija Rummukainen

Summary

Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Assessing prevalence of antimicrobial use and infections using the minimal data set in Finnish long-term care facilities
    Maija Liisa Rummukainen
    Central Finland Healthcare District, Keskussairaalantie, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Am J Infect Control 41:e35-7. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Antimicrobial prescribing in nursing homes in Finland: results of three point prevalence surveys
    M L Rummukainen
    Central Finland Health Care District, Keskussairaalantie 19, 40620, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Infection 41:355-60. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Reduction in inappropriate prevention of urinary tract infections in long-term care facilities
    Maija Liisa Rummukainen
    Central Finland Healthcare District, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Am J Infect Control 40:711-4. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Promoting hand hygiene and prudent use of antimicrobials in long-term care facilities
    Maija Rummukainen
    Department of Hospital Hygiene and Infections, Central Finland Health Care District Jyväskylä, Finland
    Am J Infect Control 37:168-71. 2009

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. doi request reprint Assessing prevalence of antimicrobial use and infections using the minimal data set in Finnish long-term care facilities
    Maija Liisa Rummukainen
    Central Finland Healthcare District, Keskussairaalantie, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Am J Infect Control 41:e35-7. 2013
    ..The prevalence of urinary tract infections was 8%, wound infection 2%, and pneumonia 2%. Minimum data set form provides a feasible tool for collecting data on antibiotic use and infections in long-term care facilities...
  2. doi request reprint Antimicrobial prescribing in nursing homes in Finland: results of three point prevalence surveys
    M L Rummukainen
    Central Finland Health Care District, Keskussairaalantie 19, 40620, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Infection 41:355-60. 2013
    ..e. to evaluate the variability in the prevalence of antimicrobial prescription between NHs and its relationship to resident characteristics...
  3. doi request reprint Reduction in inappropriate prevention of urinary tract infections in long-term care facilities
    Maija Liisa Rummukainen
    Central Finland Healthcare District, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Am J Infect Control 40:711-4. 2012
    ..The diagnostic criteria for UTI vary among institutions and prescribers. Our aim was to reduce the inappropriate use of antimicrobials in LTCFs...
  4. doi request reprint Promoting hand hygiene and prudent use of antimicrobials in long-term care facilities
    Maija Rummukainen
    Department of Hospital Hygiene and Infections, Central Finland Health Care District Jyväskylä, Finland
    Am J Infect Control 37:168-71. 2009
    ..One year after the visits, a significant increase in the mean amount of alcohol-based hand rubs used was detected while usage of antimicrobials for the prevention of urinary tract reinfections had decreased...