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Commentary discusses conventional medical centers and Ebola; Ebola resources available

unfamiliarity to clinicians in developed settings, the lack of effective treatments and vaccines, their propensity to infect health care staff, and the infection control challenges they present argue for, in our
October 2014

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

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

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

Health care groups update guidelines for preventing MRSA, CLABSI in hospitals

Both guidelines, updated from 2008, were published in the July Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology and were a joint effort of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, the Infectious Diseases ... Society of America, the American
June 2014

Yeast of burden

auris infection,” he said. The CDC in November released a set of interim recommendations for diagnosing and treating Candida auris, as well as for infection control measures. ... Infection control measures: In acute care settings, clinicians should
March 2017

In the News

For each type of HAI, the guideline authors recommend several basic prevention strategies and list special procedures for when basic steps fail to control an infection. ... Other societies that helped develop the compendium included the Society for
November 2008

Antibiotic stewardship programs reduce incidence of C. difficile, multidrug-resistant infections, review finds

The systematic review also found that antibiotic stewardship programs were significantly more effective when implemented along with infection control measures. ... Compared to stewardship programs implemented alone, those that were implemented with
June 2017

Study finds no difference between N95 masks, surgical masks in clinical settings

Outcomes from clinical studies were laboratory-confirmed respiratory infection, influenza-like illness, and workplace absenteeism. ... laboratory-confirmed respiratory infection (RCTs: odds ratio [OR], 0.89 [95% CI, 0.64 to 1.24]; cohort study: OR, 0.43
March 2016

More hospitals fight MRSA with universal screening

Moreover, the skeptics say, a screening program can't compensate for lapses in hand washing and other infection control practices. ... In the second group of ICUs, staff followed each hospital's standard infection control practices.
July 2007

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