2014-03-03 - GI Nurses and Associates Week is March 24-28, 2014
The Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc. (SGNA) announces a week-long celebration with the new GI Nurses and Associates Week, March 24-28, 2014. Each day will have a special focus to highlight the topics and issues that are top of mind for GI/endoscopy nursing professionals
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2014-02-24 - Computerized Checklist Reduces Bloodstream Infection Rates, Study Finds
A computerized safety checklist that automatically pulls information from patients' electronic medical records was associated with a threefold drop in rates of one serious type of hospital-acquired infection, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.
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2014-01-05 - MDROs An Equal Challenge for Healthcare Facilities and Communities
Multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) causing healthcare- and community-associated infections are a growing concern still within the medical community. With little to no development in creating new antibiotics, hospitals are having to think outside of the box and take more precautions.
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