The percentages of patients with pneumonia, gastrointestinal infection (including and mostly comprising C. ... antibiotic prescribing and infection control, they noted.
ICUs not meeting guidelines for nutrition
yearly against influenza,” said Paul Carson, MD, FACP, director of infection control and prevention at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, N.D. ... The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), the Society for Healthcare
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
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
More recently, researchers in the United Kingdom published a paper in the August American Journal of Infection Control comparing handshakes, high fives, and fist bumps. ... The most important message is that even in 2014, hand hygiene is probably the
it actually works,” said Marc-Oliver Wright, MS, corporate director of infection control. ... After seeing the results of the study, the health system's corporate infection control committee was convinced to make the caps part of the standard of care.
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
Results were published in the October Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.
They tried a new cleaning product,” said Jeanie Ryan, a registered dietitian and member of the hospital's infection control committee. ... Our infection prevention nurse sends out a list every day of patients that are in isolation.