Search results for "Infection control"

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Getting with the C. difficile guidelines

the time from result to treatment, from 4 hours to 1, according to results published in the November 2013 Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. ... Infection control programs should be very interested in trying to reduce delays in diagnostic
April 2014

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

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

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

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

Common curbside consults in infectious disease

2. bacteria from a single specimen for men or women. To be diagnosed with ASB, patients also shouldn't have any symptoms or signs related to urinary tract infection (UTI). ... said. Infection control when treating Ebola is “a whole separate talk,”
January 2015

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

Recent Research

Results were published in the October 2013 Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. ... They also noted that rapid delivery of PCI could have limited infarct sizes to the point that glucose control didn't provide further benefits.
January 2014

Measles outbreak report describes potentially avoidable consequences

Outbreak response was also hindered by delayed diagnosis of the index patient, who was hospitalized for multiple days before diagnosis, and failure to strictly adhere to infection control practices, which include
May 2011

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