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Common curbside consults in infectious disease

2. bacteria from a single specimen for men or women. To be diagnosed with ASB, patients also shouldn't have any symptoms or signs related to urinary tract infection (UTI). ... said. Infection control when treating Ebola is “a whole separate talk,”
January 2015

Success Story: Dedicated MRSA unit cuts hospital costs and length of stay

Miller Stahl and Shelley Gilroy, FACP, medical director of infection control. ... Gilroy. In response to these concerns, the infection control team and nursing supervisors explained that it was actually safer in the MRSA unit because staff are required
March 2008

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

ICUs not meeting guidelines for nutrition
January 2010

Man meets dog

Initially, the biggest concern regarding pets in a hospital was infection. ... Dr. Feldman worked with infection control physicians to research the literature, and they found that the risk of infection was small.
October 2009

Hand hygiene recommendations released

Preferential use of soap and water should be considered during norovirus outbreaks by clinicians caring for patients with known or suspected infection, in addition to contact precautions. ... The full text was published July 16 by Infection Control and
July 2014

Beyond the bundle: Innovative ways to prevent VAP in the intensive care unit

Legislators, payers and quality-of-care advocates across the nation are considering requiring hospitals to report ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) rates as a way to benchmark quality of care and penalize poor performers.
December 2007

Facility-level antibiotic use associated with C. difficile rates in long-term care

Importation of C. difficile was three times more common in long-term care than in acute care, leading the study authors to recommend better coordination of infection control across settings. ... This suggests that it may be wise for health care systems
June 2017

Updated C. difficile guidelines address changes in disease strain, drug efficacy

America. The update was published in the May Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. ... difficile infection (CDI). The dosage is 500 mg orally three times per day for 10 to 14 days.For an initial episode of severe CDI, use vancomycin.
March 2010

Yeast of burden

auris infection,” he said. The CDC in November released a set of interim recommendations for diagnosing and treating Candida auris, as well as for infection control measures. ... Infection control measures: In acute care settings, clinicians should
March 2017

Catheter caps cut CLABSIs

it actually works,” said Marc-Oliver Wright, MS, corporate director of infection control. ... After seeing the results of the study, the health system's corporate infection control committee was convinced to make the caps part of the standard of care.
April 2013

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