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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

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

ICUs not meeting guidelines for nutrition
January 2010

Mandatory flu vaccines work but can raise issues for workers

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
October 2015

In the News

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
September 2014

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

Is it time to forgo the handshake?

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
December 2014

Catheter caps cut CLABSIs

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.
April 2013

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

Patients on contact precautions have more complaints about care

Results were published in the October Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.
September 2013

Yogurt: A tasty tool against C. difficile

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.
February 2014

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