Results were published online by Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology on July 26. ... period. The mean age in both the heart failure group and the control group was 58 years.
Results were published in the October Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.
The percentages of patients with pneumonia, gastrointestinal infection (including and mostly comprising C. ... antibiotic prescribing and infection control, they noted.
As such, inferior infection control practices alone can't explain the higher infection risk with MV-NCs, they said. ... Possible reasons for the higher risk are that health care workers are unaware of the manufacturer's recommendations for MV-NC use, or
RIDTs could enable clinicians to institute prompt infection-control measures, begin antiviral treatment in high-risk populations, and make informed decisions about further diagnostic investigations.”.
aureus (MRSA) infection (P=0.02). Another study linked use of 1 L of alcohol hand rub per 100 patient-days to a reduction in MRSA of 0.03 clinical isolates
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
In an independent validation cohort of 89 patients with C. diff infection, 64 of whom had complete follow-up and were analyzed for the study, the rule correctly classified 71.9% ... diff infection in a high-risk population. These patients are most likely
Results were published online by Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology on July 26. ... And, finally, although outpatients had a much lower risk for infection, patient education about catheter care continues to be an important focus.
Results appeared online Sept. 23 at Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.