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Journal of Hospital Infection

The Official Journal of the Healthcare Infection Society

The Journal of Hospital Infection is the official scientific publication of the Healthcare Infection Society. The Editor invites original papers, leading articles and correspondence in English, on all aspects of hospital infection as well as reviews on subjects of current interest. The journal seeks to promote collaboration between the many disciplines in infection control in different countries resulting in multidisciplinary and international coverage of the latest developments in this crucial area.

Research areas include but are not limited to:

  • Outbreak prevention in hospital or community settings
  • Healthcare-associated infection surveillance
  • Methods of prevention of healthcare-associated infection
  • Prevention of infection in immunosuppressed patients
  • Infection hazards associated with medical devices
  • Role of medical equipment in healthcare-associated infection
  • Disinfection and sterilization
  • Cleaning, environmental contamination and its surveillance
  • Management of clinical waste
  • Laboratory diagnostics in relation to infection prevention and control
  • Use of antibiotic prophylaxis in infection prevention
  • Use of IT systems in infection surveillance
  • Design of hospitals and healthcare premises
  • Infection hazards associated with critical care units, or other specific healthcare departments

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Editor Information

    J. Child

Impact Factor

* 2011 Journal Citation ReportsĀ®, published by Thomson Reuters

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Journal of Hospital Infection
  • Journal
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISSN: 01956701
  • 2012 Impact Factor: 2.855*