The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) has issued a new expert guidance on how hospitals and healthcare providers may reduce infections associated with anesthesiology procedures and equipment in the operating room.
ECRI Institute, an independent, nonprofit patient safety organization, has launched the ECRI Guidelines Trust™, a portal to expertly vetted, evidence-based guideline briefs and scorecards.
In this viewpoint, Kavanagh, et al. (2018) advocate the addition of two preventive strategies to the current U.S.
Newborns require special diagnosis and treatment considerations for an infectious diarrhea known as Clostridioides difficile (C.
The International Antiviral Society-USA Panel has released updated recommendations for the treatment and prevention of HIV infection in adults, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
When the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announced that the National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) website would go dark on July 17 due to a lack of funding, healthcare professionals protested vocally.
New diagnostic methods and treatments – including fecal transplantation – will help improve the care of patients with Clostridium difficile (C. diff.), a deadly bacterial infection that can occur after antibiotic use, according to updated guidelines released by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) and published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases.
New expert guidance released today by the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) advises hospitals on determining when they can safely discontinue contact precautions for patients with multidrug-resistant bacteria.
HIV and other transmittable diseases can have serious consequences for both a woman and her baby. While some problems may be seen at birth, others may not be noticeable until days, weeks or months later.