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In the News

Outbreak response was also hindered by delayed diagnosis of the index patient, who was hospitalized for multiple days before diagnosis, and failure to closely adhere to infection control practices, which include
September 2011

Recent Research

Registered nurse infection control practitioners (“infection preventionists”) were blinded to the study, and performed routine prospective surveillance using definitions from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). ... The median BSI
June 2011

NSTEMI algorithm, metabolic acidemia, and more

Limitations included that no specific control solution was recommended, and future research should look at whether different formulas for sodium bicarbonate infusion affect outcomes. ... At least for those procedures where sterility should be easy to
February 2019

Succeeding as a new hospitalist

of the residency mentality.” He recommended starting with groups dealing with utilization review or infection control because they familiarize you with things like working with care managers and patient flow.
July 2012

WHO issues guidelines on TB prevention in people with HIV in resource-constrained settings

The World Health Organization issued new guidelines last week on preventing tuberculosis in people with HIV infection in resource-constrained settings. ... Rather, it should be part of a TB prevention package along with infection control for TB,
December 2010

In the News

Researchers also collected data from a control group of adults admitted for major noncardiac surgery during the same time period. ... Rather, it should be part of a TB prevention package along with infection control for TB, [intensified case-finding] and
April 2011


antibiotics within the last 90 days, presence of skin and soft-tissue infection at the time of admission, and HIV-seropositive status (. 1212. Hidron AI, Kourbatova EV, Halvosa JS, Terrell BJ, ... Guidelines for preventing health-care—associated
January 2016

Recent Research

The study authors suggest 2-step testing with a screening test, such as PCR or glutamate dehydrogenase antigen detection, followed by a toxin test to confirm active infection. ... The spread of CRE was simulated under each model and compared to that
November 2015

In the News

Wounds with no evidence of infection do not require antibiotic therapy, and aerobic gram-positive cocci are the most common causative organisms of infections, the IDSA said. ... The CDC called for a robust infection control effort to limit or slow the
October 2012

Health care groups update guidelines for preventing MRSA, CLABSI in hospitals

Both guidelines, updated from 2008, were published in the July Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology and were a joint effort of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, the Infectious Diseases ... Society of America, the American
June 2014

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