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Highlights from ACP Journal Club

These countries also often do not have adequate infection control and biohazardous waste disposal methods, which are particularly important with MODS because the potential exposure time for health care workers is
March 2007

Maintain vigilance for MERS

We saw this with SARS [severe acute respiratory syndrome] historically, but here again, part of this is inadequate initial recognition, and of course, inadequate application of infection control procedures,” said Dr. ... Hageman. “Infection control
October 2015

Get the germs where they live—in the hospital

Traditional infection control practices that we have followed over the last 30 or 35 years are starting to fail us,” said Dr. ... Maki said. He also offered a few quick tips for post-surgical infection prevention.
June 2009

Journal watch: Recent studies of note

Disadvantages include the costs, time and radiation exposure involved. Arterial catheters and central venous catheters carry similar risk for bacterial colonization and catheter-related infection, according to a study. ... French researchers evaluated
October 2010

Stressing about superbugs

Even if in your hospital, the infection control program is superb, if it's world class, you're constantly being threatened with the reintroduction of antimicrobial resistance and bacteria due to
August 2015

Review evaluates hospitals' efforts to combat spread of carbapenem-resistant organisms

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
December 2018

Rural telemedicine, staffing model

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
May 2019

Journal Watch: Recent studies of note

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
May 2008

Critical care for COVID-19

The Surviving Sepsis Campaign has offered recommendations on infection control, ventilation strategies, and use of corticosteroids and other potential therapies for COVID-19. ... They covered five areas: infection control, including appropriate personal
April 2020

Be picky about PICCs

For example, a study in the February Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology identified some patient factors that could predict risk for PICC bloodstream infection: congestive heart failure, intra-abdominal perforation, Clostridium ... It's not true,
September 2013

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