HHS seeking comments on National Action Plan to eliminate HAIs - Opportunity? - Mothering Forums

Thread Tools
#1 of 2 Old 04-19-2012, 09:32 AM - Thread Starter
Minuteman's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Australia
Posts: 226
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

There would appear to be plenty of scope here for arguing that circumcision creates an unnecessary risk for healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).







Every day, approximately 1 in every 20 patients has an infection related to the patient’s hospital care.
The HAI Action Plan has nine goals:

* 50 percent reduction in bloodstream infections
* 100 percent adherence to central line insertion practices
* 30 percent reduction in Clostridium difficile infections
* 30 percent reduction in Clostridium difficile hospitalizations
* 25 percent reduction in urinary tract infections
* 50 percent reduction in MRSA invasive infections (in the general population)
* 25 percent reduction in MRSA bacteremia
* 25 percent reduction in surgical site infections
* 95 percent adherence to surgical SCIP measures.
An announcement of the request for public comments on the National Action Plan will be published in the Federal Register the week of April 23.


Doctors Opposing Circumcision have produced an excellent MRSA document that could be adapted for use in a response.

Additional information about healthcare-associated infections has also been collated, here:




Minuteman is offline  
Sponsored Links
#2 of 2 Old 04-19-2012, 04:35 PM
QueenOfTheMeadow's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: with the wildlife
Posts: 17,826
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 20 Post(s)

Thanks for the info!

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
QueenOfTheMeadow is offline  


User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 21,987

41 members and 21,946 guests
a-sorta-fairytale , Anne Jividen , bananabee , cxsandoval , DahliaRW , Dear_Rosemary , Deborah , hillymum , ishereal , JElaineB , katelove , kathymuggle , kytheria , lisak1234 , mamasings , MeanVeggie , Michelle Freschi , MommyJen314 , MomofLath , moominmamma , moroccn03 , MylittleTiger , newmamalizzy , philomom , rahulkumar123 , RollerCoasterMama , rubelin , sarrahlnorris , SchoolmarmDE , serenbat , shantimama , sharere71 , Skippy918 , sren , stephaniepifer , Xerxella , zjande
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.