Testing on human subjects could begin in 3 months.
Siyang HolyMed in China, the vendor used by Cardinal Health to make the gowns, did so at 2 unapproved sites where the gowns were exposed to air particulate and other contaminants. Employees also ate in the production area.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, MD, the director-general of WHO, said that “never has the threat of antimicrobial resistance been more immediate and the need for solutions more urgent."
The mixed-method, prospective, observational before-after study was performed in a large tertiary academic children’s hospital in the Netherlands and included a preintervention period and an intervention period.
Sepsis kills more than twice as many people worldwide than previously believed, according to investigators with the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle.
How Infection Preventionists and Hospital Administrators Can Tackle 2 New Superbugs on the CDC’s Urgent List
Both C. auris and carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter are quite hardy in the environment. It takes a lot to control spread.
Hand hygiene ambassadors in the lobbies of healthcare institutions are a big hit.
Symptoms include difficult breathing, fever in a baby who is younger than 2 months, a fever that lasts for 3 days or longer, or fever that doesn’t respond to fever-fighting medication.
On average, copper beds harbored 94% fewer bacteria than conventional beds.
Informatics can support patients at all stages of their experience by increasing awareness of UEs, encouraging intervention and resolution, detecting and managing invisible harms [such as emotional trauma], and reducing barriers and sharing report updates.