The seven recommendations, which were published on the CDC's website, urge health care facilities to take a multifaceted approach to measles infection prevention and control, including the following measures. ... Establish reporting within hospitals and
Mermel, DO, FACP, medical director of the epidemiology and infection control department at Rhode Island Hospital and professor of medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence. ... Healthcare Infection Control Practices
On the primary outcome of unit-attributable MRSA-positive or VRE-positive clinical cultures, the control and intervention groups both saw decreases between the baseline and intervention periods and the difference ... Similar decolonization strategies
Combined with other strategies, he believes the futuristic fabric can help to improve hospital infection control someday.
The recommendations were published online on Jan. 11 by Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. ... The guidance was endorsed by the Society of Hospital Medicine, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, and the
Dr. Edmond and other infection control experts explained why stethoscope decontamination is especially important in the hospital and offered tips for spotless stethoscoping. ... I have felt for a long time that we could think about a personal bundle for
The inverse relationship between C. difficile infection and admission occupancy was contrary to the authors' expectations. ... difficile infection],” they said, noting variations in staffing, policies, practices, and procedures during different stages
Afterward, 62% voted for scrubs and 22% for smart attire. In 2009, Virginia Commonwealth's infection control committee recommended that doctors treating hospitalized patients avoid the white coat and a tie, ... In 2013, a new infection control strategy
difficile infection (2.34 to 2.52 per 10,000 occupied bed-days; relative risk, 1.07; P=0.4655) did not change significantly. ... aureus bacteremia and C. difficile infection did not significantly decrease in the trial, an accompanying editorial noted.
Of course. Hospitalists are familiar with typical inpatient antimicrobial stewardship and infection prevention strategies. ... CRE at the time of admission and apply timely infection control precautions.