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Newly admitted patients' hands commonly contaminated with multidrug-resistant bacteria

While hand hygiene for clinicians is widely recognized as an important component of infection prevention, protocols for patient hand hygiene should also be considered, the study authors said. ... environment surfaces: bed control/bed rail, call
April 2019

Hand hygiene recommendations released

Preferential use of soap and water should be considered during norovirus outbreaks by clinicians caring for patients with known or suspected infection, in addition to contact precautions. ... The full text was published July 16 by Infection Control and
July 2014

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

Doctor, don't be a hero: Getting VAP to zero takes teamwork

The ventilator-associated pneumonia team at Bloomington Hospital includes, from left, Raja Hanania, pharmacist; Vickie Vandeventer, infection control practitioner; Derek Fields, pharmacist; Jody Hill, clinical director of the cardiovascular unit;
September 2007

Quality of bloodstream infection surveillance varies widely across hospitals

Registered nurse infection control practitioners (“infection preventionists”) were blinded to the study, and performed routine prospective surveillance using definitions from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). ... The median BSI
November 2010

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

Updated guidelines issued on post-HIV-exposure prophylaxis

6 by Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. If a newer, fourth-generation combination HIV p24 antigen-HIV antibody test is used for follow-up testing, the testing can be concluded four ... The guidelines were developed by an interagency Public
August 2013

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

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

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