HAI Types

Nasal Decolonization's Broadening Application: Replacing Contact Precautions

March 10, 2018

An increase in prevalence in healthcare settings across the continuum of care over several decades has resulted in MRSA and other multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) being given priority as targets of reduction efforts by several regulatory and advisory bodies. These include the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

New Research on IV Infection Risk

October 10, 2017

Each year, about 200 million adults needing medical intervention in the United States have an IV inserted into their arm to deliver vital fluids, nutrients and medicines.