R Gaynes

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of Clostridium difficile infection in a long-term care facility: association with gatifloxacin use
    Robert Gaynes
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:640-5. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Overview of nosocomial infections caused by gram-negative bacilli
    Robert Gaynes
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:848-54. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Monitoring patient safety in health care: building the case for surrogate measures
    Robert P Gaynes
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:95-101. 2006
  4. pmc Feeding back surveillance data to prevent hospital-acquired infections
    R Gaynes
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:295-8. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of hospitals and infection control professionals participating in the National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System 1999
    C Richards
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 29:400-3. 2001
  6. pmc Promoting quality through measurement of performance and response: prevention success stories
    C Richards
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:299-301. 2001

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Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of Clostridium difficile infection in a long-term care facility: association with gatifloxacin use
    Robert Gaynes
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:640-5. 2004
    ..0001). We concluded that an outbreak of CDAD in an LTCF was associated with a formulary change from levofloxacin to gatifloxacin. The rate of CDAD in the LTCF decreased after a change back to levofloxacin...
  2. ncbi request reprint Overview of nosocomial infections caused by gram-negative bacilli
    Robert Gaynes
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:848-54. 2005
    ..Gram-negative bacilli are commonly associated with hospital-acquired infections in ICUs. The proportion of Acinetobacter species associated with ICU pneumonia increased from 4% in 1986 to 7.0% in 2003...
  3. ncbi request reprint Monitoring patient safety in health care: building the case for surrogate measures
    Robert P Gaynes
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:95-101. 2006
    ..Objective measurements are notably lacking for many adverse events in health care. A new approach to monitoring such events is based on the experience in measuring hospital-associated infections...
  4. pmc Feeding back surveillance data to prevent hospital-acquired infections
    R Gaynes
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:295-8. 2001
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of hospitals and infection control professionals participating in the National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System 1999
    C Richards
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 29:400-3. 2001
    ....
  6. pmc Promoting quality through measurement of performance and response: prevention success stories
    C Richards
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:299-301. 2001
    ..Key components of successful prevention efforts include multidisciplinary teams, appropriate educational interventions, and data dissemination to clinical staff...