E Girou

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Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Association of noninvasive ventilation with nosocomial infections and survival in critically ill patients
    E Girou
    Unité d Hygiène et Prévention de l Infection, Hopital Henri Mondor, 94010 Creteil, France
    JAMA 284:2361-7. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Misuse of gloves: the foundation for poor compliance with hand hygiene and potential for microbial transmission?
    E Girou
    Infection Control Unit, Hopital Henri Mondor, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Creteil, France
    J Hosp Infect 57:162-9. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in nosocomial infections and mortality associated with noninvasive ventilation in patients with exacerbation of COPD and pulmonary edema
    Emmanuelle Girou
    Unité d Hygiène et Prévention de l Infection, Hopital Henri Mondor, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Creteil, France
    JAMA 290:2985-91. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Airway colonisation in long-term mechanically ventilated patients. Effect of semi-recumbent position and continuous subglottic suctioning
    Emmanuelle Girou
    Infection Control Unit, Hopital Henri Mondor, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, 51 Avenue Mal de Lattre de Tassigny, 94010 Creteil, France
    Intensive Care Med 30:225-33. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevention of nosocomial infections in acute respiratory failure patients
    E Girou
    Unité d Hygiène et Prévention de l Infection, Hopital Henri Mondor, 51 Avenue du Marechal de Lattre de Tassigny, 94010 Creteil, France
    Eur Respir J Suppl 42:72s-76s. 2003
  6. pmc Efficacy of handrubbing with alcohol based solution versus standard handwashing with antiseptic soap: randomised clinical trial
    Emmanuelle Girou
    Infection Control Unit, Hopital Henri Mondor, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Creteil, France
    BMJ 325:362. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Handwashing compliance in a French university hospital: new perspective with the introduction of hand-rubbing with a waterless alcohol-based solution
    E Girou
    Unité d Hygiène et Prévention de l Infection, Hopital Henri Mondor, Hopitaux de Paris, Creteil, France emmanuelle
    J Hosp Infect 48:S55-7. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Increased use of noninvasive ventilation in French intensive care units
    Alexandre Demoule
    Service de Reanimation Medicale, AP HP, Hopital Henri Mondor, 51 Av du Mal de Lattre de Tassigny, 94000, Creteil, France
    Intensive Care Med 32:1747-55. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Benefits and risks of success or failure of noninvasive ventilation
    Alexandre Demoule
    Service de Reanimation Medicale, AP HP, Hopital Henri Mondor, 51 Av du Mal de Lattre de Tassigny, 94000, Creteil, France
    Intensive Care Med 32:1756-65. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Clinical impact of a real-time PCR assay for rapid identification of Staphylococcus aureus and determination of methicillin resistance from positive blood cultures
    V Cattoir
    Department of Bacteriology Virology Infection Control Unit, Hopital Henri Mondor, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Universite Paris 12, Creteil, France
    Clin Microbiol Infect 17:425-31. 2011

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Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Association of noninvasive ventilation with nosocomial infections and survival in critically ill patients
    E Girou
    Unité d Hygiène et Prévention de l Infection, Hopital Henri Mondor, 94010 Creteil, France
    JAMA 284:2361-7. 2000
    ..Invasive life-support techniques are a major risk factor for nosocomial infection. Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) can be used to avoid endotracheal intubation and may reduce morbidity among patients in intensive care units (ICUs)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Misuse of gloves: the foundation for poor compliance with hand hygiene and potential for microbial transmission?
    E Girou
    Infection Control Unit, Hopital Henri Mondor, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Creteil, France
    J Hosp Infect 57:162-9. 2004
    ..Improving hand hygiene compliance will require changing healthcare workers behaviour towards glove use...
  3. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in nosocomial infections and mortality associated with noninvasive ventilation in patients with exacerbation of COPD and pulmonary edema
    Emmanuelle Girou
    Unité d Hygiène et Prévention de l Infection, Hopital Henri Mondor, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Creteil, France
    JAMA 290:2985-91. 2003
    ..But whether these benefits translate to a clinical setting is unclear...
  4. ncbi request reprint Airway colonisation in long-term mechanically ventilated patients. Effect of semi-recumbent position and continuous subglottic suctioning
    Emmanuelle Girou
    Infection Control Unit, Hopital Henri Mondor, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, 51 Avenue Mal de Lattre de Tassigny, 94010 Creteil, France
    Intensive Care Med 30:225-33. 2004
    ..To evaluate the impact of continuous subglottic suctioning and semi-recumbent body position on bacterial colonisation of the lower respiratory tract...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevention of nosocomial infections in acute respiratory failure patients
    E Girou
    Unité d Hygiène et Prévention de l Infection, Hopital Henri Mondor, 51 Avenue du Marechal de Lattre de Tassigny, 94010 Creteil, France
    Eur Respir J Suppl 42:72s-76s. 2003
    ..Due to its rapid activity and ease of access, hand rubbing constitutes a promising avenue for improving hand hygiene compliance and thus reducing cross infection...
  6. pmc Efficacy of handrubbing with alcohol based solution versus standard handwashing with antiseptic soap: randomised clinical trial
    Emmanuelle Girou
    Infection Control Unit, Hopital Henri Mondor, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Creteil, France
    BMJ 325:362. 2002
    ..To compare the efficacy of handrubbing with an alcohol based solution versus conventional handwashing with antiseptic soap in reducing hand contamination during routine patient care...
  7. ncbi request reprint Handwashing compliance in a French university hospital: new perspective with the introduction of hand-rubbing with a waterless alcohol-based solution
    E Girou
    Unité d Hygiène et Prévention de l Infection, Hopital Henri Mondor, Hopitaux de Paris, Creteil, France emmanuelle
    J Hosp Infect 48:S55-7. 2001
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  8. ncbi request reprint Increased use of noninvasive ventilation in French intensive care units
    Alexandre Demoule
    Service de Reanimation Medicale, AP HP, Hopital Henri Mondor, 51 Av du Mal de Lattre de Tassigny, 94000, Creteil, France
    Intensive Care Med 32:1747-55. 2006
    ..A prospective survey of French intensive care units (ICUs) in 1997 showed moderate and variable use of noninvasive ventilation (NIV). This study examined changes in NIV use in French ICUs after the intervening 5years...
  9. ncbi request reprint Benefits and risks of success or failure of noninvasive ventilation
    Alexandre Demoule
    Service de Reanimation Medicale, AP HP, Hopital Henri Mondor, 51 Av du Mal de Lattre de Tassigny, 94000, Creteil, France
    Intensive Care Med 32:1756-65. 2006
    ..The impact of NIV failure and success was compared between de novo and CPE or AOC after adjustment for disease severity...
  10. doi request reprint Clinical impact of a real-time PCR assay for rapid identification of Staphylococcus aureus and determination of methicillin resistance from positive blood cultures
    V Cattoir
    Department of Bacteriology Virology Infection Control Unit, Hopital Henri Mondor, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Universite Paris 12, Creteil, France
    Clin Microbiol Infect 17:425-31. 2011
    ..33). In a setting with a moderate level of methicillin-resistant S. aureus and relatively high contamination of BCs, real-time PCR testing was not beneficial compared to conventional methods...
  11. ncbi request reprint The costs of septic syndromes in the intensive care unit and influence of hospital-acquired sepsis
    Christian Brun-Buisson
    Medical Intensive Care Unit, Hopital Henri Mondor, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Universite Paris 12, 51 Avenue du Marechal de Lattre de Tassigny, 94010 Creteil, France
    Intensive Care Med 29:1464-71. 2003
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  12. ncbi request reprint Cardiac troponin I in patients with severe exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Christophe Baillard
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Unit, Avicenne Hospital, UPRES 34 09 Parus XIII University AP HP, Bobigny, France
    Intensive Care Med 29:584-9. 2003
    ..This study assessed the incidence of cardiac troponin I (cTnI) elevation, a specific marker for cardiac injury, and its prognostic significance during severe exacerbation of COPD...
  13. doi request reprint Effect of time to onset on clinical features and prognosis of post-sternotomy mediastinitis
    A Mekontso Dessap
    AP HP, Groupe Henri Mondor, Albert Chenevier, Service de Reanimation Medicale, Creteil, France
    Clin Microbiol Infect 17:292-9. 2011
    ..Early-onset PSM is associated with a significantly higher morbidity and mortality compared to late-onset PSM...
  14. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide and weaning from mechanical ventilation
    Armand Mekontso-Dessap
    Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Universite Paris XII, Medical Intensive Care Unit, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire Henri Mondor, 51, avenue du Mal de Lattre de Tassigny, 94010 Creteil Cedex, France
    Intensive Care Med 32:1529-36. 2006
    ..Cardiac function and volume status could play a critical role in the setting of weaning failure. B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) is a powerful marker of cardiac dysfunction. We assessed the value of BNP during the weaning process...
  15. ncbi request reprint Contamination of healthcare workers' hands with Clostridium difficile spores after caring for patients with C. difficile infection
    C Landelle
    Infection Control Unit, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire CHU Albert Chenevier Henri Mondor, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Université Paris Est Créteil, France
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35:10-5. 2014
    ..We determined the percentage of healthcare workers' (HCWs') hands contaminated with Clostridium difficile spores after caring for patients with C. difficile infection (CDI) and risk factors associated with contamination...
  16. doi request reprint Curbing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in 38 French hospitals through a 15-year institutional control program
    Vincent Jarlier
    Université Pierre et Marie Curie Hôpital Pitié Salpêtrière, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, France
    Arch Intern Med 170:552-9. 2010
    ..In the late 1980s, the proportion of methicillin resistance among clinical strains of Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) reached approximately 40% at AP-HP...
  17. doi request reprint Determinant roles of environmental contamination and noncompliance with standard precautions in the risk of hepatitis C virus transmission in a hemodialysis unit
    Emmanuelle Girou
    Infection Control Unit, Henri Mondor Hospital, Creteil, France
    Clin Infect Dis 47:627-33. 2008
    ..A prospective observational study was conducted to assess the roles of environmental contamination and noncompliance with standard precautions in HCV cross-transmission in a hemodialysis unit...
  18. ncbi request reprint The postoperative bacteriuria score: a new way to predict nosocomial infection after prostate surgery
    E Girou
    Infection Control Unit, Henri Mondor Hospital, Creteil, France
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:847-54. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to design a predictive score for these complications after prostate surgery...
  19. ncbi request reprint Inappropriate prescribing of aminoglycosides: risk factors and impact of an antibiotic control team
    Jean Ralph Zahar
    Service de Reanimation Medicale, Hôpital Henri Mondor AP HP, Creteil, France
    J Antimicrob Chemother 58:651-6. 2006
    ..We assessed prospectively the impact of an antibiotic control team on the appropriateness of prescriptions...
  20. ncbi request reprint An intranet-based automated system for the surveillance of nosocomial infections: prospective validation compared with physicians' self-reports
    Samir Bouam
    Département de Biostatistiques et d Information Hospitalier, Hopital Henri Mondor, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Creteil, France
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:51-5. 2003
    ..To examine the reliability of the data produced by an automated system for the surveillance of nosocomial infections...
  21. ncbi request reprint Surgical site infection after surgery to repair femoral neck fracture: a French multicenter retrospective study
    Jacques Merrer
    Unite de Lutte contre les Infections Nosocomiales, Centre Hospitalier de Poissy St Germain en Laye, Poissy, France
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1169-74. 2007
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Isolation of patients with MRSA infection
    Christian Brun-Buisson
    Lancet 365:1303; author reply 1304-5. 2005
  23. ncbi request reprint Association between hand hygiene compliance and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus prevalence in a French rehabilitation hospital
    Emmanuelle Girou
    Unité de Contrôle, Epidémiologie et Prévention de l Infection, Creteil, France
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:1128-30. 2006
    ..We found that the rate of hand hygiene compliance observed at the patient's bedside was a strong predictor of MRSA prevalence...
  24. ncbi request reprint Should electronic faucets be used in intensive care and hematology units?
    Jacques Merrer
    Unite d Hygiene et de Lutte contre les Infections Nosocomiales, centre hospitalier de Poissy Saint Germain en Laye, 10 rue du Champ Gaillard, 78300, Poissy, France
    Intensive Care Med 31:1715-8. 2005
    ..To compare bacterial contamination associated with electronic faucets and manual faucets in wards admitting patients highly susceptible to infection...
  25. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive continuous positive airway pressure in elderly cardiogenic pulmonary edema patients
    Erwan L'Her
    Reanimation et Urgences Medicales, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de la Cavale Blanche, 29609 Brest Cedex, France
    Intensive Care Med 30:882-8. 2004
    ....