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Most C. diff infections tied to health care exposure

The data came from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Emerging Infections Program, the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN), and early results from three state-led programs for ... Antibiotic stewardship and infection control
March 2012

A different kind of bundle

Marlene Fishman, MPH, CIC, the director of infection prevention and control for St. ... Building on this success, Ms. Fishman is moving her focus to “Clean Spaces, Healthy Patients,” a new collaborative initiative by the Association for Professionals
August 2013

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

Recent Research

Attention to pain control and other symptoms can reasonably include selective surgical intervention.”. ... The authors attempted to balance visitor and patient safety, potential pathogen spread, psychosocial effects of isolation, and feasibility in
July 2015

Rural telemedicine, staffing model

Most infection prevention and control measures were implemented using a multimodal approach (i.e., three or more components implemented in an integrated way). ... The review authors noted limitations, such as potential publication bias within the
May 2019

NSTEMI algorithm, metabolic acidemia, and more

Limitations included that no specific control solution was recommended, and future research should look at whether different formulas for sodium bicarbonate infusion affect outcomes. ... At least for those procedures where sterility should be easy to
February 2019

Models show state-wide coordination could prevent many resistant infections

The spread of CRE was simulated under each model and compared to that likely with current infection control. ... State-based public health programs could help hospitals share antibiotic resistance data, test accurately for infections, communicate among
August 2015

Wiping out surgical site infections

She has plenty of company on her SSI team: an infection control nurse; representatives from patient services, pharmacy, education and the operating room; an anesthesiologist; and medical and surgical champions. ... Involve pharmacy, infection control and
August 2007

SHEA issues guidance on contact precautions for hospital visitors

The authors attempted to balance visitor and patient safety, potential pathogen spread, psychosocial effects of isolation, and feasibility in their recommendations, which were published by Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology on April
April 2015

Watchful eyes make for clean hands

In early 2007, the Greater Baltimore Medical Center's (GBMC) infection control department commissioned a group of nurses to conduct a one-day point prevalence study of compliance with the ... The results were not pretty,” said Stephanie A. Mayoryk, RN,
February 2010

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