Xenon lamps produce pulsed flashes of germicidal UV light at wavelengths from 200-315 nm, killing microbes on environmental surfaces.
The Spanish flu of 1918 killed between 20 and 50 million people. What lessons can we take from it?
Infection control link nurses provide just that—a link—between infection preventionists and other hospital departments.
Already, two emergency room doctors in the United States are in critical condition with COVID-19.
A Mutually Beneficial Relationship: How Healthcare Administrators Can Better Support Infection Prevention
The dynamic between an infection prevention and control program and hospital administrators can make or break infection control efforts within a healthcare facility. Infection prevention isn’t easy.
Latest development in the push to reduce risk of infection from the devices.
How Infection Preventionists and Hospital Administrators Can Tackle 2 New Superbugs on the CDC’s Urgent List
Both C. auris and carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter are quite hardy in the environment. It takes a lot to control spread.
A hospital’s infection control team, with the help of Wisconsin health officials, traced the source of contaminated patient lab specimens back to tap water in 2 ice machines and 1 water dispenser inside hospital intensive care units (ICU)