HAIs

The Infection Control Today® health care-acquired infections (HAIs) page presents updates on the latest techniques and strategies in the never-ending battle between infection preventionists and HAIs. Focusing on the latest in medical literature, we also present perspectives from the top infection preventionists and other medical experts in the country about how to put the growing knowledge of HAIs into use in the everyday world of infection prevention. Articles and videos often focus on methods to contain and control pathogens and multidrug-resistant organisms from spreading within the health care system.

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Managing Infection During Delivery: Protecting Maternal and Neonatal Well-Being

June 14th 2024

During delivery, babies can acquire infections if they come into contact with pathogens present in the birth canal or from the mother’s genital tract.

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Our Understanding of Immune Issues Is Evolving: Here Are 5 Reasons Why

June 14th 2024

An image of the blood sampling medical device  (Image credit: Study authors/JAMA)
Infection Intel: Revolutionizing Blood Sampling: Innovative Device Offers Pain-Free and Accessible Solution

May 21st 2024

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Acetaminophen in Sepsis: A Recent Study Examines Efficacy and Safety

May 20th 2024

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Unsuspecting Bedfellows: Sepsis and Nonventilator Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia

May 6th 2024

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