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Infectious diseases

The seven recommendations, which were published on the CDC's website, urge health care facilities to take a multifaceted approach to measles infection prevention and control, including the following measures. ... Establish reporting within hospitals and
July 2019

The white coat of the future

Combined with other strategies, he believes the futuristic fabric can help to improve hospital infection control someday.
August 2011

Facility-level antibiotic use associated with C. difficile rates in long-term care

Importation of C. difficile was three times more common in long-term care than in acute care, leading the study authors to recommend better coordination of infection control across settings. ... This suggests that it may be wise for health care systems
June 2017

Antimicrobials: New drugs, new resistance

Ten years ago, infection control was the biggest trend in tackling hospital-based infectious diseases. ... Infection control is still important, but if you don't have a stewardship program at your hospital, there is a good chance you'll see one in the
June 2011

New guidelines issued on contact precautions for C. diff, resistant infections

The recommendations were published online on Jan. 11 by Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. ... The guidance was endorsed by the Society of Hospital Medicine, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, and the
January 2018

Teaming up to fight superbugs

Antimicrobial stewardship is about taking infection control practices and marrying them with appropriate antibiotic use. ... A study presented in November 2008 at a meeting of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology
January 2009

Review evaluates hospitals' efforts to combat spread of carbapenem-resistant organisms

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
December 2018

Pneumonia therapies, hospital flu spread, and more

Concurrent influenza A virus strains from patients with community-acquired infection were included for reference. ... The study authors noted that all data were collected retrospectively, and no information was available regarding adherence to infection
August 2020

Hospital-level antibiotic use associated with rates of hospital-onset C. diff

Hospitals that used more antibiotics had higher rates of hospital-onset Clostridioides difficile infection, and those that decreased antibiotic use had corresponding drops in C. ... Limitations of the study include its reliance on administrative data and
March 2019

Maintain vigilance for MERS

We saw this with SARS [severe acute respiratory syndrome] historically, but here again, part of this is inadequate initial recognition, and of course, inadequate application of infection control procedures,” said Dr. ... Hageman. “Infection control
October 2015

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