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Antibiotic stewardship programs reduce incidence of C. difficile, multidrug-resistant infections, review finds

The systematic review also found that antibiotic stewardship programs were significantly more effective when implemented along with infection control measures. ... Compared to stewardship programs implemented alone, those that were implemented with
June 2017

MKSAP quiz on diabetes

Successful treatment of severe sepsis and septic shock depends on the rapid institution of hemodynamic support, empiric treatment of infection, and infection control. ... Before this patient can be evaluated for surgical source control, he needs to be
December 2019

Models show state-wide coordination could prevent many resistant infections

The spread of CRE was simulated under each model and compared to that likely with current infection control. ... State-based public health programs could help hospitals share antibiotic resistance data, test accurately for infections, communicate among
August 2015

Smoking cessation, hospital infections

The percentages of patients with pneumonia, gastrointestinal infection (including and mostly comprising C. ... antibiotic prescribing and infection control, they noted.
April 2019

U.S. hospitals saw overall decline in health care-associated infections from 2011 to 2015

The percentages of patients with pneumonia, gastrointestinal infection (including and mostly comprising C. ... antibiotic prescribing and infection control, they noted.
November 2018

Getting with the C. difficile guidelines

the time from result to treatment, from 4 hours to 1, according to results published in the November 2013 Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. ... Infection control programs should be very interested in trying to reduce delays in diagnostic
April 2014

Infective endocarditis risk increased after many types of medical procedures

infective endocarditis.” The editorialists recommended a response focused on infection avoidance. ... At least for those procedures where sterility should be easy to achieve and maintain, the solution is more likely to lay with improved sterile
June 2018

In the News

The practice recommendations were published in the June Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology and are a collaborative effort of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, the Infectious Diseases Society of ... America, the American
July 2014

Do your clothes matter?

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
August 2013

Doctor, don't be a hero: Getting VAP to zero takes teamwork

The ventilator-associated pneumonia team at Bloomington Hospital includes, from left, Raja Hanania, pharmacist; Vickie Vandeventer, infection control practitioner; Derek Fields, pharmacist; Jody Hill, clinical director of the cardiovascular unit;
September 2007

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