The data came from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Emerging Infections Program, the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN), and early results from three state-led programs for ... Antibiotic stewardship and infection control
Fakih, who is medical director of infection control services at St. ... John. Prior research had shown that CA-UTIs are the most prevalent hospital-acquired infection.
yearly against influenza,” said Paul Carson, MD, FACP, director of infection control and prevention at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, N.D. ... The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), the Society for Healthcare
Where: Salford Royal, an 850-bed teaching hospital in England. The issue: Reducing the hospital's rate of Clostridium difficile infection. ... difficile infection in northwest England. Efforts had been made to improve infection control and cleaning
infection control at Franklin Square Hospital in Baltimore, one of the pilot institutions. ... director of patient safety and infection control at the Billings Clinic.
Traditional infection control practices that we have followed over the last 30 or 35 years are starting to fail us,” said Dr. ... Maki said. He also offered a few quick tips for post-surgical infection prevention.
all over the hospital—the ED, ICU, patient units, anesthesiology, surgery and infection control, Dr. ... Clinicians were educated about infection control practices and about the consequences of CRBIs.
difficile infection, and that long-term care facilities disproportionately shoulder the burden of dealing with C. ... This suggests that it may be wise for health care systems to coordinate infection control practices, so that appropriate infection
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
Outbreak response was also hindered by delayed diagnosis of the index patient, who was hospitalized for multiple days before diagnosis, and failure to strictly adhere to infection control practices, which include