ICT invited experts in infection prevention and control to share their perspectives on device-related infections.
The Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc. (SGNA) announces that enrollment is open for the winter session of the Infection Prevention Champions program.
The influence of the hospital’s infrastructure on healthcare-associated colonization and infection rates has thus far infrequently been examined.
Newly released guidelines for the prevention, detection and management of surgical site infections (SSIs) issued by the American College of Surgeons and the Surgical Infection Society provide a comprehensive set of recommendations clinici
Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) are a cause of increased morbidity and mortality, and are largely preventable. Valen
Many hospital patients may be unnecessarily tested, and treated, for catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs), according to a study published today in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology.
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
People preparing for surgery should always have a bath or shower but not be shaved, and antibiotics should only be used to prevent infections before and during surgery, not afterwards, according to new guidelines from the World Health Org
The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) and the American Thoracic Society (ATS) have published new guidelines for discontinuing mechanical ventilation in critically ill adults.
The uptake of improvement initiatives in infection prevention and control (IPC) has often proven challenging.