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The white coat of the future | ACP Hospitalist

A newly developed fabric repels and kills bacteria that land on it.
August 2011

Health care-acquired infection rates falling, but vigilance remains necessary | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

The likelihood of health care-acquired infections caused by any of 6 resistant bacteria ranged from 12% in inpatient rehabilitation facilities to 29% in long-term acute care hospitals.
March 2016

Defeating C. diff | ACP Hospitalist

While Clostridium difficile remains a stubborn infection, new drugs and research findings suggest some ways to more effectively combat it.
July 2017

New guidelines issued on contact precautions for C. diff, resistant infections | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America advises discontinuing contact precautions after obtaining between one and three negative cultures in most cases of C. difficile and multidrug-resistant infections, among other recommendations.
January 2018

Yeast of burden | ACP Hospitalist

Five things to know about Candida auris.
March 2017

March 13, 2019 | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.

How to test for, and isolate, TB in the hospital | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Although his session was titled “TB in the Hospital,” pulmonary specialist Dean Schraufnagel, MD, began by noting that most tuberculosis patients are treated outside the hospital.
May 2015

Wiping out surgical site infections | ACP Hospitalist

Protocols and preparation are key.
August 2007

Review evaluates hospitals' efforts to combat spread of carbapenem-resistant organisms | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

Researchers reviewed studies of infection prevention and control measures targeting Enterobacteriaceae, Acinetobacter baumannii, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa, including contact precautions, active surveillance cultures, and monitoring, audit, and
December 2018

It isn't easy being green | ACP Hospitalist

Whether green and patient-friendly concepts actually do make for an ideal hospital room seems to be a matter of debate, depending on the priorities of the user.
April 2009

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