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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

Antibiotic stewardship programs reduce incidence of C. difficile, multidrug-resistant infections, review finds

The systematic review also found that antibiotic stewardship programs were significantly more effective when implemented along with infection control measures. ... Compared to stewardship programs implemented alone, those that were implemented with
June 2017

Be picky about PICCs

For example, a study in the February Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology identified some patient factors that could predict risk for PICC bloodstream infection: congestive heart failure, intra-abdominal perforation, Clostridium ... It's not true,
September 2013

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

Defeating C. diff

The researchers found that restricting fluoroquinolone prescribing played a major role, while hand washing and other infection control measures—albeit important to control the spread of other infections—did not. ... difficile infection (OR, 3.1).
July 2017

MKSAP quiz on diabetes

Successful treatment of severe sepsis and septic shock depends on the rapid institution of hemodynamic support, empiric treatment of infection, and infection control. ... Before this patient can be evaluated for surgical source control, he needs to be
December 2019

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

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

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

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