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The guidelines, which replace a 2002 edition, were released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC), and developed by a working ... American College of Chest Physicians,
August 2011

Recent Research

lifespans are limited.“ The best care will be patient and family centered, interdisciplinary, and characterized by communication and determining the goals of care,” the commentary author wrote.“ Attention to pain control ... The authors attempted
July 2015

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

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

Docusate recalled, test for CRE approved

Intended as an infection control aid, the assay can be used in conjunction with other clinical and laboratory findings. ... The device may cause side effects such as infection, complications of the cornea, epithelial ingrowth, and inflammation.
September 2016

Highlights from ACP Journal Club

These countries also often do not have adequate infection control and biohazardous waste disposal methods, which are particularly important with MODS because the potential exposure time for health care workers is
March 2007

More hospitals fight MRSA with universal screening

there's a hidden promise of increased infection control in general,” said Richard P. ... In the second group of ICUs, staff followed each hospital's standard infection control practices.
July 2007

Update issued on VAP prevention strategies

Maintain ventilator circuits by changing them only when they are visibly soiled or malfunctioning and by following CDC/Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee guidelines on sterilizing and disinfecting respiratory care ... The full text
July 2014

CRE rates creeping up

associated infection prevention programs in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at the CDC. ... Work closely with infection control if a CRE case is ever discovered.
June 2013

C. difficile, surgical-site infection guidelines released

The practice recommendations were published in the June Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology and are a collaborative effort of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, the Infectious Diseases Society of ... America, the American
May 2014

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