2010-10-26 - Chimerixs CMX001Shows Potential for Transplant Patients With Adenovirus Infection
of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). Data from immunocompromisedpatients infected... to individual patient baseline, including several complete responses.
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2010/10/chimerixs-cmx001shows-potential-for-transplant-patients-with-adenovirus-infection.aspx - 45k
2012-12-26 - Scientists Sequence Genome of Pathogen Responsible for Pneumocystis Pneumonia
Scientists have sequenced the genome of the fungus Pneumocystis jirovecii, an advancement that could help identify new targets for drugs to treat and prevent Pneumocystis pneumonia, a common and often deadly infection in immunocompromisedpatients. The study was published on Dec. 26, 2012 in mBio
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2012/12/scientists-sequence-genome-of-pathogen-responsible-for-pneumocystis-pneumonia.aspx - 48k
2011-05-23 - Severe Respiratory Illness Associated with Delayed Virus Clearance in H1N1 Patients
(A/H1N1pdm). Specific patient groups, including those with comorbidities, pregnant women, young children, older and immunocompromisedpatients, are at increased risk for serious influenza-related... in patients infected with A/H1N1.
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2011/05/severe-respiratory-illness-associated-with-delayed-virus-clearance-in-h1n1-patients.aspx - 46k
2011-06-08 - Surveillance for Invasive Aspergillosis Key in High Risk Patients
As the most common invasive fungal infection, invasive aspergillosis (IA) remains a serious complication in immunocompromisedpatients, leading to increased mortality. Antifungal therapy is expensive and may result in severe adverse effects.
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2011/06/surveillance-for-invasive-aspergillosis-key-in-high-risk-patients.aspx - 45k
2011-11-04 - Hopkins Nurse Researcher Studies Control of Secondary Infections in HIV Positive Patients
Deaths from HIV/AIDS are falling worldwide, prompting healthcare providers to focus on controlling the secondary infections that can be life-threatening for immunocompromised individuals. Johns... of this research, leading several studies both here and abroad on how to protect these patients
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2011/11/hopkins-nurse-researcher-studies-control-of-secondary-infections-in-hiv-positive-patients.aspx - 48k
2012-10-25 - Protect Cancer Patients From Infections
)’s Preventing Infections in Cancer Patients Program. To date, more than 75,000 copies of our educational resources have been accessed or distributed to help both providers and cancer patients prevent infections, but many more cancer patients and providers still need to receive these valuable tools.
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2012/10/protect-cancer-patients-from-infections.aspx - 43k
2011-03-18 - NPSF to Hold Annual Patient Safety Congress
The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), the nation’s leading voice for patient safety, will host the 2011 Patient Safety Congress May 25-27 at Washington, DC’s Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center. Now in its 13th year, the gathering is a cornerstone of the Foundation’s educational activities and the only conference whose sole focus is sharing the latest best practices and tools
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2011/03/npsf-to-hold-annual-patient-safety-congress.aspx - 46k
2012-01-25 - Patient Safety Awareness Week is March 4-10, 2012
Patient Safety Awareness Week will take place March 4-10, 2012. NPSF is the founding sponsor of Patient Safety Awareness Week and has led the event since 2002.
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2012/01/patient-safety-awareness-week-is-march-410-2012.aspx - 44k
2010-09-08 - National Patient Safety Foundation Unveils 2011 Patient Safety Awareness Campaign
In a concerted effort to encourage and strengthen collaboration between patients, families and healthcare providers, the National Patient Safety Foundation today announced its 2011 Patient Safety..., 2011, highlighting the need for healthcare participants – from patient to provider
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2010/09/national-patient-safety-foundation-unveils-2011-patient-safety-awareness-campaign.aspx - 44k
2013-04-08 - Six Steps to Educating Patients About Infection Control
Educating and empowering patients to actively participate in their care helps reduce a patient's risk of hospital acquired infections. Creating an open dialogue, however, can be a challenge in today's healthcare. So how can hospitals improve their patient education programs and help patients become empowered and active in their treatment?
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/articles/2013/04/six-steps-to-educating-patients-about-infection-control.aspx - 53k