Infection preventionists may be involved in performing risk assessments of asymptomatic healthcare workers who have had exposure to patients with COVID-19.
Since deaths are infrequent in healthy individuals under the age of 40, it may be an effective strategy to assign younger healthcare workers to COVID-19 care responsibilities.
Thanks to a reduction of imported PPE, 36% of hospital respondents expect large-scale PPE shortages, while 54% have imposed PPE conservation protocols.
WHO's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, warns: “We can’t stop COVID-19 without protecting our health workers.”
Nancy Messonnier, MD, director of the CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, last month suggested that busi
A case of 12 one-ounce bottles was being sold by one lister for $3,892.84, which equals just over $324 per ounce.
As the threat from COVID-19 increases, so must the readiness of infection preventionists to respond.
The whistleblower alleges that she was unfairly and improperly reassigned after voicing her concerns about the safety of HHS workers.
Preparation for the impending epidemic of the COVID-19 coronavirus is of utmost importance. The first rule of infection prevention is that the infection preventionist (IP) does not become infected.
Regulatory and public health agencies in the US provide clear guidance on what products may be used in outbreaks of emerging pathogens.