Guidelines

IDSA Guidelines Recommend Newer Tests to Diagnose Tuberculosis

December 8, 2016

Patients at risk for latent or active tuberculosis (TB) infection should be assessed with newer tests, including interferon-gamma release assays (IGRAs) and molecular diagnostics, recommend guidelines on TB diagnosis developed by the Amer

AACN Practice Alert Addresses CAUTI

November 15, 2016

Implementing early assessment, prevention and detection protocols can reduce risk factors and improve outcomes for some of the most serious complications facing critically ill patients, according to the American Association of Critical-Ca

ESCMID Updates C. difficile Diagnostic Guidelines

August 23, 2016

The European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) has just released new guidelines on best practice methods to diagnose Clostridium difficile infection (CDI).

Five Key Takeaways from the New 2016 Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice

August 9, 2016

Earlier this year, one of the most widely used resources guiding clinical practice for the infusion specialty received a major upgrade. The Infusion Nurses Society (INS) issued a revised Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice, incorporating five years’ worth of new data to establish the most current, evidence-based best practices in vascular access.

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