Medical Dictionary: Nosocomial

Nosocomial: Referring to infections acquired in hospitals
Introduction: Nosocomial infections are infections that are caused by or acquired during a hospital stay. Unfortunately, it is fairly common for a person who is in hospital to acquire an infection. People most at risk of nosocomial infection include those who are immunocompromised or have reduced immune function, or those with an open wound.
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Nosocomial: Another name for Nosocomial infections.
Nosocomial (condition): Infections acquired during hospital stays.

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