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Rapid flu tests accurate at making diagnosis, but not ruling it out

chain reaction], 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.”.
February 2012

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

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

U.S. hospitals saw overall decline in health care-associated infections from 2011 to 2015

The percentages of patients with pneumonia, gastrointestinal infection (including and mostly comprising C. ... antibiotic prescribing and infection control, they noted.
November 2018

With summer over, time to assess outbreak practices

Infection control specialists can help answer physicians' questions and assist with the proper diagnosis. ... Physicians should work with their infection control and prevention departments to learn which agencies they should provide information to and
September 2014

In the News

chain reaction], 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
May 2012

SHEA/IDSA issue updated CAUTI guidelines

in Infection Control and Epidemiology, and the Joint Commission. ... The guidelines are published in the May Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology and are part of a larger collection of articles to be published in that journal over the next few
April 2014

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

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. ... it's doing that multiple times a day, then you're losing ground
March 2019

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

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