Search results for "Infection control"

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Patients on contact precautions have more complaints about care

Results were published in the October Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.
September 2013

‘Surviving Sepsis' campaign associated with improved care, lower mortality

ICUs not meeting guidelines for nutrition
January 2010

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

Fewer catheters…fewer infections

Where: 16 hospitals, all participants in the Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) Keystone: Hospital-Associated Infection project. ... Fakih, who is medical director of infection control services at St.
May 2010

Yet another use for duct tape

Franck, who presented the pilot results at the International Meeting of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology in June. ... In her presentation at the infection control meeting, Ms. Franck offered an action plan for
September 2011

Future of antibiotics worries infectious disease experts

Infectious disease experts have many worries. Pandemic viruses, inadequate infection control practices and other problems were discussed at the annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) in Philadelphia ... difficile infection
January 2010

Stopping delirium before it starts

Girard said. The patient, for example, might have contracted a hospital infection that hasn't yet been diagnosed, he said. ... Particularly given the number of patients these days who are further isolated in infection-control rooms, with clinicians and
June 2013

Most C. diff infections tied to health care exposure

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
March 2012

Medicare takes aim at hospital-acquired conditions

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.
November 2007

Measles outbreak report describes potentially avoidable consequences

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
May 2011

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