Search results for "Infection control"

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Focus on: Pressure ulcers

Cultures of pressure ulcers should be done only rarely as part of an infection-control surveillance program when screening for specific resistant organisms such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or ... Antiseptic dressings should be used
July 2007

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

ICUs not meeting guidelines for nutrition
January 2010

It isn't easy being green

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.
April 2009

Infective endocarditis risk increased after many types of medical procedures

infective endocarditis.” The editorialists recommended a response focused on infection avoidance. ... At least for those procedures where sterility should be easy to achieve and maintain, the solution is more likely to lay with improved sterile
June 2018

In the News

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
May 2012

Opioid disposal, medication cost alerts, and more

difficile infection, and that long-term care facilities disproportionately shoulder the burden of dealing with C. ... This suggests that it may be wise for health care systems to coordinate infection control practices, so that appropriate infection
December 2017

Avoiding the femoral vein in central venous cannulation: an outdated practice

Crit Care Med. 2002;30:454-60. [PMID: 11889329]. ). In 2011, the CDC and Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) published “Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections” (. ... Infect Control
August 2018

Recent Research

Registered nurse infection control practitioners (“infection preventionists”) were blinded to the study, and performed routine prospective surveillance using definitions from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). ... The median BSI
June 2011

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

Review evaluates evidence for wipes, UV, and other hospital cleaning methods

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
August 2015

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