Daniel J Morgan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The effect of contact precautions on healthcare worker activity in acute care hospitals
    Daniel J Morgan
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:69-73. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Automated hand hygiene count devices may better measure compliance than human observation
    Daniel J Morgan
    School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Infect Control 40:955-9. 2012
  3. pmc Does nonpayment for hospital-acquired catheter-associated urinary tract infections lead to overtesting and increased antimicrobial prescribing?
    Daniel J Morgan
    VA Maryland Healthcare System, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:923-9. 2012
  4. pmc Transfer of multidrug-resistant bacteria to healthcare workers' gloves and gowns after patient contact increases with environmental contamination
    Daniel J Morgan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 40:1045-51. 2012
  5. pmc The impact of Contact Isolation on the quality of inpatient hospital care
    Daniel J Morgan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e22190. 2011
  6. pmc Adverse outcomes associated with Contact Precautions: a review of the literature
    Daniel J Morgan
    Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System, and the Department of Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:85-93. 2009
  7. pmc Non-prescription antimicrobial use worldwide: a systematic review
    Daniel J Morgan
    University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 11:692-701. 2011
  8. pmc Improving efficiency in active surveillance for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus at hospital admission
    Daniel J Morgan
    Veterans Affairs Maryland Healthcare System, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:1230-5. 2010
  9. pmc Characteristics of healthcare-associated infections contributing to unexpected in-hospital deaths
    Daniel J Morgan
    Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:864-6. 2010
  10. pmc Frequent multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii contamination of gloves, gowns, and hands of healthcare workers
    Daniel J Morgan
    Departments of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:716-21. 2010

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi request reprint The effect of contact precautions on healthcare worker activity in acute care hospitals
    Daniel J Morgan
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:69-73. 2013
    ..Contact precautions are a cornerstone of infection prevention but have also been associated with less healthcare worker (HCW) contact and adverse events. We studied how contact precautions modified HCW behavior in 4 acute care facilities...
  2. doi request reprint Automated hand hygiene count devices may better measure compliance than human observation
    Daniel J Morgan
    School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Infect Control 40:955-9. 2012
    ..Hand hygiene is considered a critical factor in the prevention of health care-associated infections, and there have been many studies on ways to measure hand hygiene compliance...
  3. pmc Does nonpayment for hospital-acquired catheter-associated urinary tract infections lead to overtesting and increased antimicrobial prescribing?
    Daniel J Morgan
    VA Maryland Healthcare System, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:923-9. 2012
    ..Since any urinary tract infection present on admission would not fall under this initiative, concerns have been raised that the policy may encourage more testing for and treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria...
  4. pmc Transfer of multidrug-resistant bacteria to healthcare workers' gloves and gowns after patient contact increases with environmental contamination
    Daniel J Morgan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 40:1045-51. 2012
    ..To assess the role of environmental contamination in the transmission of multidrug-resistant bacteria to healthcare workers' clothing...
  5. pmc The impact of Contact Isolation on the quality of inpatient hospital care
    Daniel J Morgan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e22190. 2011
    ..Contact Isolation is a common hospital infection prevention method that may improve infectious outcomes but may also hinder healthcare delivery...
  6. pmc Adverse outcomes associated with Contact Precautions: a review of the literature
    Daniel J Morgan
    Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System, and the Department of Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:85-93. 2009
    ..Whereas few would argue that CP are an important tool in infection control, many reports and small studies have observed worse noninfectious outcomes in patients on CP. However, no review of this literature exists...
  7. pmc Non-prescription antimicrobial use worldwide: a systematic review
    Daniel J Morgan
    University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 11:692-701. 2011
    ..Non-prescription antimicrobial and antituberculosis use is common outside of North America and northern Europe and must be accounted for in public health efforts to reduce antimicrobial resistance...
  8. pmc Improving efficiency in active surveillance for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus at hospital admission
    Daniel J Morgan
    Veterans Affairs Maryland Healthcare System, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:1230-5. 2010
    ..Design and setting.  Prospective cohort of adult inpatients admitted to the medical and surgical wards of a 119-bed tertiary care VA hospital...
  9. pmc Characteristics of healthcare-associated infections contributing to unexpected in-hospital deaths
    Daniel J Morgan
    Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:864-6. 2010
    ..Overall, 45% of bacterial isolates were multidrug resistant...
  10. pmc Frequent multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii contamination of gloves, gowns, and hands of healthcare workers
    Daniel J Morgan
    Departments of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:716-21. 2010
    ..Multidrug-resistant (MDR) gram-negative bacilli are important nosocomial pathogens...
  11. doi request reprint Depression, anxiety, and moods of hospitalized patients under contact precautions
    Hannah R Day
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:251-8. 2013
    ..To determine the association between contact precautions and depression or anxiety as well as feelings of anger, sadness, worry, happiness, or confusion...
  12. pmc A randomized controlled trial of enhanced cleaning to reduce contamination of healthcare worker gowns and gloves with multidrug-resistant bacteria
    Aaron S Hess
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 685 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:487-93. 2013
    ..Further research is needed to determine whether intense environmental cleaning will lead to significant reductions and fewer infections...
  13. pmc Association between contact precautions and delirium at a tertiary care center
    Hannah R Day
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:34-9. 2012
    ..To investigate the relationship between contact precautions and delirium among inpatients, adjusting for other factors...
  14. pmc Risk factors for development of intestinal colonization with imipenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in the intensive care unit setting
    Anthony D Harris
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:719-22. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to quantify potential risk factors for the development of IRPA not due to patient-to-patient transmission...
  15. pmc Survival of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus spp. for an extended period of transport
    Gwen L Robinson
    University of Maryland, Department of Pathology, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:2466-8. 2012
    ..Our study showed that transportation in Liquid Amies medium could be performed at room temperature or 4°C for up to 14 days without a decrease in recovery of MRSA or VRE...
  16. pmc Association between depression and contact precautions in veterans at hospital admission
    Hannah R Day
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland Baltimore, 685 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Infect Control 39:163-5. 2011
    ..3 vs 13.0; P = .47), and the association was stronger after adjusting for other variables (mean difference, 2.2; P = .21). Although underpowered, in the largest study to date, patients on CP tended toward more depression and anxiety...
  17. doi request reprint Comparison of total hospital-acquired bloodstream infections to central line-associated bloodstream infections and implications for outcome measures in infection control
    Surbhi Leekha
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:984-6. 2013
    ..Total hospital-acquired BSIs could be explored as an adjunct, objective CLABSI measure. ..
  18. doi request reprint Frequency of Klebsiella pneumoniae Carbapenemase (KPC)-Producing and Non-KPC-Producing Klebsiella Species Contamination of Healthcare Workers and the Environment
    Clare Rock
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35:426-9. 2014
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  19. doi request reprint Effects of contact precautions on patient perception of care and satisfaction: a prospective cohort study
    Preeti Mehrotra
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:1087-93. 2013
    ..To determine the association between contact precautions and patient satisfaction, we used a standardized interview for perceived issues with care...
  20. pmc Serious mental illness and acute hospital readmission in diabetic patients
    Jennifer S Albrecht
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Med Qual 27:503-8. 2012
    ..However, among patients ≥35 years, SMI was not significantly associated with 30-day hospital readmission (OR = 1.11; 95% CI = 0.86, 1.42). SMI may not be associated with increased odds of 30-day hospital readmission in this population...
  21. doi request reprint Accuracy of a radiofrequency identification (RFID) badge system to monitor hand hygiene behavior during routine clinical activities
    Lisa L Pineles
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 42:144-7. 2014
    ..One emerging area of interest involves automated systems for monitoring HH behavior such as radiofrequency identification (RFID) tracking systems...
  22. doi request reprint Factors associated with treatment failure in vertebral osteomyelitis requiring spinal instrumentation
    Ryan Arnold
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 58:880-4. 2014
    ..Twenty-three percent of patients with spinal instrumentation for vertebral osteomyelitis experienced treatment failure. Treatment failure almost always occurred within the first year of spinal instrumentation. ..
  23. pmc Emergence of Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase-producing bacteria
    Ryan S Arnold
    Department of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    South Med J 104:40-5. 2011
    ..These include the need for special techniques for microbiological detection, the potential for nosocomial transmission, and therapeutic challenges related to limited, relatively unproven antimicrobial treatment options...