Although the odds of another patient with EVD walking into your emergency department are slim, wouldn’t you rather be prepared?
Bug of the Month helps educate readers about existing and emerging pathogens of clinical importance in healthcare facilities today.
Informatics can support patients at all stages of their experience by increasing awareness of UEs, encouraging intervention and resolution, detecting and managing invisible harms [such as emotional trauma], and reducing barriers and sharing report updates.
On average, copper beds harbored 94% fewer bacteria than conventional beds.
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.
Data analysis showed a spike in surgical site infections (SSIs) among Cesarean section (C-section) patients between January and July in 2017 at MaineGeneral Medical Center.
Rebecca Leach, RN, BSN, MPH, CIC, speaks to Infection Control Today about dealing with respiratory illnesses during the flu season.
A Conversation With Kevin Kavanagh, MD: Infection Preventionists Are Underutilized and Underappreciated
Kevin Kavanagh, MD, is the founder and board chairman of Health Watch USAsm, a not-for-profit patient advocacy and healthcare policy research organization.