W E Trick

Summary

Affiliation: Cook County Hospital and Rush Medical College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Patient colonization and environmental contamination by vancomycin-resistant enterococci in a rehabilitation facility
    William E Trick
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:899-902. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Decision making during healthcare-associated infection surveillance: a rationale for automation
    William E Trick
    Collaborative Research Unit, Cook County Health and Hospitals System, 1900 W Polk St, Ste 1600, Chicago, IL 60660, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 57:434-40. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Clinical trial of standing-orders strategies to increase the inpatient influenza vaccination rate
    William E Trick
    Department of Medicine, John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County and Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:86-8. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Multicenter intervention program to increase adherence to hand hygiene recommendations and glove use and to reduce the incidence of antimicrobial resistance
    William E Trick
    Collaborative Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:42-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Prospective cohort study of central venous catheters among internal medicine ward patients
    William E Trick
    Department of Medicine, Stroger Hospital of Cook County and Rush Medical College, 1900 W Polk Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Infect Control 34:636-41. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Detection of chlamydial and gonococcal urethral infection during jail intake: development of a screening algorithm
    William E Trick
    Collaborative Research Unit, John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:599-603. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of routine glove use and contact-isolation precautions to prevent transmission of multidrug-resistant bacteria in a long-term care facility
    William E Trick
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:2003-9. 2004
  8. pmc Computer algorithms to detect bloodstream infections
    William E Trick
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1612-20. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Detection of vancomycin-resistant enterococci before and after antimicrobial therapy: use of conventional culture and polymerase chain reaction
    W E Trick
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:780-6. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Regional dissemination of vancomycin-resistant enterococci resulting from interfacility transfer of colonized patients
    W E Trick
    Hospital Infections Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 180:391-6. 1999

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Patient colonization and environmental contamination by vancomycin-resistant enterococci in a rehabilitation facility
    William E Trick
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:899-902. 2002
    ..To determine the frequency of environmental contamination in patient and common-use rooms and patient colonization by vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE)...
  2. doi request reprint Decision making during healthcare-associated infection surveillance: a rationale for automation
    William E Trick
    Collaborative Research Unit, Cook County Health and Hospitals System, 1900 W Polk St, Ste 1600, Chicago, IL 60660, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 57:434-40. 2013
    ..Transition to such systems will be challenging; however, the result will be more valid interfacility comparisons. ..
  3. doi request reprint Clinical trial of standing-orders strategies to increase the inpatient influenza vaccination rate
    William E Trick
    Department of Medicine, John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County and Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:86-8. 2009
    ..Use of opt-out orders yielded the highest vaccination rate (12% of patients), followed by use of nursing reminders (6%); use of the standing-orders policy alone was ineffective...
  4. ncbi request reprint Multicenter intervention program to increase adherence to hand hygiene recommendations and glove use and to reduce the incidence of antimicrobial resistance
    William E Trick
    Collaborative Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:42-9. 2007
    ..To determine whether a multimodal intervention could improve adherence to hand hygiene and glove use recommendations and decrease the incidence of antimicrobial resistance in different types of healthcare facilities...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prospective cohort study of central venous catheters among internal medicine ward patients
    William E Trick
    Department of Medicine, Stroger Hospital of Cook County and Rush Medical College, 1900 W Polk Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Infect Control 34:636-41. 2006
    ..Central venous catheter (CVC) use is less well described for patients outside the intensive care unit. We evaluated CVCs and the associated bloodstream infection rate among patients admitted to the general medical service...
  6. ncbi request reprint Detection of chlamydial and gonococcal urethral infection during jail intake: development of a screening algorithm
    William E Trick
    Collaborative Research Unit, John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:599-603. 2006
    ..To determine risk factors for chlamydial or gonococcal urethral infection among adult male detainees at Cook County Jail. To develop a screening algorithm with high sensitivity and specificity for detection of urethral infection...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of routine glove use and contact-isolation precautions to prevent transmission of multidrug-resistant bacteria in a long-term care facility
    William E Trick
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:2003-9. 2004
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  8. pmc Computer algorithms to detect bloodstream infections
    William E Trick
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1612-20. 2004
    ..0-12.5 by investigator review and 1.4-10.2 by computer algorithm (correlation r = 0.91, p = 0.004). Automated bloodstream infection surveillance with electronic data is an accurate alternative to surveillance with manually collected data...
  9. ncbi request reprint Detection of vancomycin-resistant enterococci before and after antimicrobial therapy: use of conventional culture and polymerase chain reaction
    W E Trick
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:780-6. 2004
    ..PCR at admission detected VRE in 1 of the 2 patients who later relapsed. Patients with negative results of culture of the initial swab sample and of PCR were unlikely to relapse after receipt of antimicrobial therapy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Regional dissemination of vancomycin-resistant enterococci resulting from interfacility transfer of colonized patients
    W E Trick
    Hospital Infections Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Infect Dis 180:391-6. 1999
    ..Soon after the introduction of VRE isolates into this region, dissemination to multiple LTCFs resulted from resident transfer from ACFs to LTCFs...
  11. ncbi request reprint Modifiable risk factors associated with deep sternal site infection after coronary artery bypass grafting
    W E Trick
    Hospital Infections Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 119:108-14. 2000
    ..Our objective was to identify risk factors for deep sternal site infection after coronary artery bypass grafting at a community hospital...
  12. ncbi request reprint Control of vancomycin-resistant enterococcus in health care facilities in a region
    B E Ostrowsky
    Hospital Infections Program, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    N Engl J Med 344:1427-33. 2001
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  13. ncbi request reprint Colonization of skilled-care facility residents with antimicrobial-resistant pathogens
    W E Trick
    Hospital Infectious Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:270-6. 2001
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  14. pmc Comparison of the Rodac imprint method to selective enrichment broth for recovery of vancomycin-resistant enterococci and drug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae from environmental surfaces
    D M Hacek
    Northwestern Prevention Epicenter, Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 38:4646-8. 2000
    ..A larger study is needed for MDRE, as only 4 of 43 surfaces were MDRE positive. The Rodac imprint technique successfully recovered VRE from environmental surfaces...
  15. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for radial artery harvest site infection following coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    W E Trick
    Hospital Infections Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 30:270-5. 2000
    ..We identified preoperative hyperglycemia and surgery duration as independent risk factors for radial artery HSI...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of education on hand hygiene beliefs and practices: a 5-year program
    Mary F Wisniewski
    John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:88-91. 2007
    ..3% to 51%; and in allied HCWs, 12% to 44%. Study year, infection control interactive education-session attendance, infection control knowledge, and being a physician or allied HCW independently predicted a preference for alcohol hand rub...
  17. ncbi request reprint Firm-based trial to improve central venous catheter insertion practices
    Julio A Miranda
    Department of Medicine, Cook County Stroger Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Hosp Med 2:135-42. 2007
    ..Central venous catheters placed in femoral veins increase the risk of complications. At our institution, residents place most catheters in the femoral vein...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of chlorhexidine bathing to reduce catheter-associated bloodstream infections in medical intensive care unit patients
    Susan C Bleasdale
    Department of Medicine Infectious Diseases, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:2073-9. 2007
    ..To determine whether patients bathed daily with chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) have a lower incidence of primary bloodstream infections (BSIs) compared with patients bathed with soap and water...
  19. doi request reprint Tobacco, alcohol, and drug use among hospital patients: concurrent use and willingness to change
    Ariel Katz
    Department of Medicine, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:369-75. 2008
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  20. ncbi request reprint Impact of ring wearing on hand contamination and comparison of hand hygiene agents in a hospital
    William E Trick
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 36:1383-90. 2003
    ..9; 95% CI, 0.5-1.6). Ring wearing increased the frequency of hand contamination with potential nosocomial pathogens. Use of an alcohol-based hand rub resulted in significantly less frequent hand contamination...
  21. ncbi request reprint Chlorhexidine gluconate to cleanse patients in a medical intensive care unit: the effectiveness of source control to reduce the bioburden of vancomycin-resistant enterococci
    Michael O Vernon
    Department of Medicine, Stroger Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:306-12. 2006
    ..An adjunctive approach may be to use source control (eg, to decontaminate patients' skin)...
  22. pmc Development of a clinical data warehouse for hospital infection control
    Mary F Wisniewski
    MSN, Division of Infectious Diseases, Cook County Hospital, 1901 West Harrison Street, Suite 124 Durand, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:454-62. 2003
    ..In addition, they estimate the amount of time and money saved and the increased precision achieved through the practical application of the data warehouse...
  23. pmc Comparison of PCR assay to culture for surveillance detection of vancomycin-resistant enterococci
    Suzanne M Paule
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:4805-7. 2003
    ..001) or perianal swab (17 of 58 versus 12 of 58; P = 0.059) for the detection of gastrointestinal colonization by vancomycin-resistant enterococci...
  24. ncbi request reprint Unnecessary use of central venous catheters: the need to look outside the intensive care unit
    William E Trick
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:266-8. 2004
    ..Also, insertion-site dressings were less likely to be intact on non-ICU patients. Interventions to reduce CVC-associated bloodstream infections should include non-ICU patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Electronic interpretation of chest radiograph reports to detect central venous catheters
    William E Trick
    Health Outcomes Branch, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:950-4. 2003
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  26. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for acquisition of vancomycin-resistant enterococci among hematology-oncology patients
    Nila Suntharam
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 43:183-8. 2002
    ..Mortality among these patients was high, due to serious underlying disease...
  27. pmc Influence of role models and hospital design on hand hygiene of healthcare workers
    Mary G Lankford
    Northwestern Prevention Epicenter, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:217-23. 2003
    ..An increased number of hand-washing sinks, as a sole measure, did not increase hand-hygiene compliance...
  28. doi request reprint Effect of a school-entry vaccination requirement on racial and ethnic disparities in hepatitis B immunization coverage levels among public school students
    Julie Y Morita
    Immunization Program, Chicago Department of Public Health, 2160 W Ogden Ave, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e547-52. 2008
    ..We evaluated the overall effect of Illinois' school-entry mandate on hepatitis B vaccination coverage levels and racial/ethnic differences in vaccination coverage before and after the mandate...
  29. ncbi request reprint The use of economic modeling to determine the hospital costs associated with nosocomial infections
    Rebecca R Roberts
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Rush University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 36:1424-32. 2003
    ..The economic model explained 56% of the total variability in cost among patients. Hospitals can use these data when evaluating potential cost savings from effective infection-control measures...
  30. ncbi request reprint An educational intervention to improve antimicrobial use in a hospital-based long-term care facility
    David N Schwartz
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, John H Stroger, Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1236-42. 2007
    ..To improve antimicrobial use in patients receiving long-term care (LTC)...