Results were published in the October Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.
ICUs not meeting guidelines for nutrition
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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