Bug of the Month helps educate readers about existing and emerging pathogens of clinical importance in healthcare facilities today.
Ideally, link nurses increase awareness of infection control issues and motivate colleagues to improve in that regard, keeping patients and themselves safer by limiting the spread of HAIs.
The media, public health officials, and politicians are accused of being too quick to find fault with nursing home providers.
These pathogens are relentless, they are evolutionarily programed to win, and they are currently doing just that.
Renovation or construction that happens in preexisting spaces or occupied areas have very different sets of challenges than the building of new facilities.
Nancy Messonnier, MD, director of the CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, last month suggested that busi
The discussion and research underscore the potential advantages of vascular access services teams (VASTs) for assessment, insertion, management, complications reduction, and staff education.
One hospital has asked workers to consider shaving their beards.