Healthcare-associated infections caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa are associated with poor outcomes. However, the role of P. aeruginosa in surgical site infections after colorectal surgery has not been evaluated.
During a nationwide outbreak of healthcare-associated infections of an antibiotic-resistant bacteria, an Israeli hospital traced repeated infections of patients in its intensive care unit (ICU) to an unexpected source--sink traps, according to a study published today in Infection Control & Ho
Learn key aspects of the instruments reprocessing procedure and how to protect patients and staff.
Infection Prevention-Related Issues Included in ECRI Institute’s List of 2019 Health Technology Hazards
ECRI Institute, a patient safety and medical technology research organization, places health technology cybersecurity at the top of its just-released 2019 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards.
The Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare (AOHP) announces the winners of its annual recognition program for leaders and innovators in the field of occupational health in healthcare.
In this viewpoint, Kavanagh, et al. (2018) advocate the addition of two preventive strategies to the current U.S.
The Association for the Health Care Environment (AHE) of the American Hospital Association announces the recipients of the 2018 Recognition Awards for excellence in caring for the environment, volunteerservice, mentorship and environmenta
A recent study assessing the relationship between nursing specialty certification rates and surgical site infections (SSI) provides an innovative option for future research exploring relationships between nursing and hospital procedures a
In a case study published online last week in Academic Medicine, an international team of researchers led by the University of Cambridge and Johns Hopkins Medicine looked at what prevented employees from raising concerns.
By Kelly M. Pyrek