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Infections

Significant morbidity and mortality is caused by healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs), including surgical site infections (SSIs), ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs), catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) and other healthcare-related infections and conditions caused by drug-resistant pathogens that jeopardize patient safety.


  • Hepatitis A Prevalent in U.S.
    ATLANTA - Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are reporting that hepatitis A may actually infect 10 times more Americans than previously thought. The discovery comes after researchers developed a mathematical model to estimate underreporting ...More
    May 6, 2002 Posted in News
  • Infection Control Today - 05/2002: Sharps Safety
    Infection Control Today magazine’s virtual roundtable on sharps safety Becton Dickinson 1 Becton Drive Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417 (201) 847.6800 www.bd.com Infection Control Today: While the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act of 2000 helped raise awareness of sharps ...More
    May 1, 2002 Posted in Articles
  • CDC Launches Campaign to Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance
    CDC Launches Campaign to Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched a campaign aimed at clinicians called the "Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance." The campaign focuses on four key strategies for preventing ...More
    May 1, 2002 Posted in Articles
  • Infection Control Today - 05/2002: Sharps Safety
    Infection Control Today magazine’s virtual roundtable on sharps safety Guardian Medical Products, Inc. 6786 Hawthorn Park Drive Indianapolis, Ind. 46220 Toll free (866) 915-5560 www.guardian-med.com Infection Control Today: While the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act of ...More
    May 1, 2002 Posted in Articles
  • Infection Control Today - 05/2002: Sharps Safety
    Infection Control Today magazine’s virtual roundtable on sharps safety ICP Medical/Bio-Plexus 10486 Baur Court Saint Louis, Mo. 63132 (314) 429-1000, Ext. 22 Fax (314) 429-8626 www.icpproducts.com/bioplexus Infection Control Today: While the Needlestick Prevention Act of ...More
    May 1, 2002 Posted in Articles
  • Reader FeedbackHand Hygiene is No. 1 Weapon Against Infections
    Reader Feedback Hand Hygiene is No. 1 Weapon Against Infections Q: How can healthcare workers best curtail hospital-acquired infections? "I am fairly new to infection control, but by studying and learning, I have discovered handwashing is the No. 1 line of defense for ...More
  • Infection Control Today - 05/2002: Sharps Safety
    Infection Control Today magazine’s virtual roundtable on sharps safety Safety 1st 1740 E. Garry Ave., Suite 109 Santa Ana, Calif. 92705 (949) 476-5555 Fax (949) 476-5559 (800) 99SAFE1 Infection Control Today: While the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act of 2000 helped ...More
    May 1, 2002 Posted in Articles
  • Infection Control Today - 05/2002: An Exciting Era for Infection Control
    An Exciting Era for Infection Control By Susan M. Slavish, BSN, MPH, CIC Bioterrorism readiness, patient safety, interventional epidemiology ... they are all part of the ever-changing role of the infection control practitioner (ICP). A dynamic discipline since its inception ...More
    May 1, 2002 Posted in Articles
  • Infection Control Today - 05/2002: Aseptic Technique Is In Your Hands
    Aseptic Technique Is In Your Hands By Michelle Gardner According to Richard Sim, RN, MBA, nosocomial (hospital-acquired) infections result in substantial morbidity, prolonged hospital stays, increases in direct patient-care costs and mortality.1 The incidence of nosocomial ...More
    May 1, 2002 Posted in Articles
  • Clinical Microbiology Laboratories: The Backbone of InfectionControl
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratories: The Backbone of Infection Control By Kelly M. Pyrek One of the most critical--yet frequently overlooked--healthcare partnerships is that between the infection control practitioner (ICP) and the clinical microbiology laboratory (CML). ...More
    May 1, 2002 Posted in Articles