2014-04-03 - Immune Cell Defenders Protect Us From Bacterial Invasion
An international team of researchers including University of Melbourne staff has identified the exact biochemical key that awakes the body’s immune cells and sends them into fight against bacteria and fungi. The patented work, published in the journal Nature today, provides a deeper understanding
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2014-04-02 - Overuse of Blood Transfusions Increases Infection Risk
Blood transfusions are one of the most common procedures patients receive in the hospital but the more red bloodcells they receive, the greater their risk of infection, says a new study led by the University of Michigan Heath System and VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System. Researchers analyzed 21
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2013-12-04 - ICT News Desk: Blood Exposures Survey
The Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare (AOHP) recently commissioned a survey among its members to establish the first nationally representative blood exposure database. The results of AOHP's inaugural survey were released in the latest edition of the AOHP Journal.
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Al-Mouhazae Trading Services : Listing : Buyer's Guide
We deal in infection control products: pouches, reels, wrap sterilization, and hand disinfectant preoperative scrub brush.
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AZReam Inc. : Listing : Buyer's Guide
Distributor of high-quality medical and surgical products from Britain, Europe, the United States and worldwide - for medical professionals and home health care.
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AliMed Inc. : Listing : Buyer's Guide
Since the early 1970s, AliMed® inc. has been a leading manufacturer and distributor of patient care, rehabilitation, OR/critical care, diagnostic imaging, orthopedic, infection control and ergonomic
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2014-04-07 - Researchers Study How Bleach Kills Bacteria
Cleaning often involves chlorine bleach, which has been used as a disinfectant for hundreds of years. But our bodies have been using bleach’s active component, hypochlorous acid, to help clean house for millennia. As part of our natural response to infection, certain types of immune cells produce
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Microorganism Movers: Mobile Equipment and Implications for Infection Prevention
This report addresses the infection risks posed by mobile medical equipment and calls for greater attention to the cleaning and disinfection of patient-care items such as blood pressure cuffs, IV poles and other high-touch objects that roam the hospital.
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/whitepapers/2013/12/microorganism-movers.aspx - 14k
Reinventing a Better babyLance™ Heelstick
This white paper summarizes key design features—and the processes with which they were validated—for the all-new babyLance™ safety heelstick, which include its easy activation, smooth and consistent incisions, ergonomics and safety.
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/whitepapers/2013/09/babylance-heelstick.aspx - 13k