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New guidelines issued on contact precautions for C. diff, resistant infections

The recommendations were published online on Jan. 11 by Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. ... The guidance was endorsed by the Society of Hospital Medicine, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, and the
January 2018

In the News

America. The update was published in the May Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. ... Use metronidazole for an initial episode of mild-to-moderate C. difficile infection (CDI).
October 2010

Fighting resistance in the ICU

But the tendency of clinicians to reach for powerful antibiotics isn't restricted to the ICU, according to a study published in the March 2018 Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. ... Examples include beta-lactams and vancomycin. Source control:
March 2019

Arterial and central venous catheters carry similar infection risk

French researchers evaluated data from a previously conducted infection control trial to compare the risk for colonization and catheter-related infection (CRI) in arterial versus central venous catheters. ... They called for a randomized, controlled
April 2010

Recent Research

case-control and 4 cohort studies) involving a total of 1,600 hemorrhagic strokes. ... Results were in the November 2013 Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.
February 2014

Medicare takes aim at hospital-acquired conditions

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.
November 2007

SHEA issues guidance on contact precautions for hospital visitors

The authors attempted to balance visitor and patient safety, potential pathogen spread, psychosocial effects of isolation, and feasibility in their recommendations, which were published by Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology on April
April 2015

Succeeding as a new hospitalist

of the residency mentality.” He recommended starting with groups dealing with utilization review or infection control because they familiarize you with things like working with care managers and patient flow.
July 2012

Quality of bloodstream infection surveillance varies widely across hospitals

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
November 2010

Barrier precautions used inconsistently during arterial catheter insertion, survey finds

optimal. They also noted that clinicians underestimated the risk for infection involved with arterial catheters and do not appear to support the use of full barrier precautions. ... prevent [bloodstream infections] in the intensive care setting.” They
August 2015

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