If you want to get a roomful of infection control experts fired up, ask them about contact precautions. ... In infection control, until recently, we have not had that level of science.
patients. Patients underwent rapid screening before or at admission followed by standard infection control measures (10,844 patients) or received standard infection control measures alone (10,910 patients). ... Nosocomial MRSA infection developed in 93
Chou investigated how the furniture and finishings would hold up to her hospital's infection control practices. ... Chou, the staff support zone has been expanded with special space for infection control supplies.
difficile infection] in acute care hospitals with an effective infection control program, mostly 1- to 2-bed rooms, short contact time (5 days) and a low [C. ... difficile incidence, a predominance of the hypervirulent ribotypes, less effective infection
Of course. Hospitalists are familiar with typical inpatient antimicrobial stewardship and infection prevention strategies. ... CRE at the time of admission and apply timely infection control precautions.
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
Most infection prevention and control measures were implemented using a multimodal approach (i.e., three or more components implemented in an integrated way). ... The review authors noted limitations, such as potential publication bias within the
Only 11% of environmental cleaning studies were randomized controlled trials, and few focused on outcomes like patient infection or colonization, a review found. ... also highlighted a limited focus on patient-centered outcomes, such as patient infection
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.”. ... The model comprises 10 risk factors that are
Afterward, 62% voted for scrubs and 22% for smart attire. In 2009, Virginia Commonwealth's infection control committee recommended that doctors treating hospitalized patients avoid the white coat and a tie, ... In 2013, a new infection control strategy