Weekly Rounds: CLABSI Prevention, IP Experts Recommend Updates, and More

Take 5 minutes to catch up on Infection Control Today’s highlights for the week ending May 20.

Here are 5 highlights from ICT®’s wide-ranging coverage of the infection prevention and control world. Everything from interviews with known opinion leaders, to the news that infection preventionists and other health care professionals can use on their jobs.

CLABSI Prevention at Home Starts With Sharing Patient Information

Patients with home infusion therapy have improved outcomes when home health care agencies and acute care facilities communicate relevant information on their shared patients.

Infection Prevention Experts Recommend Sweeping Updates

A new comprehensive article lays out best practice guidelines for 14 areas of infection prevention and control.

When Should Universal Masking in Health Care Settings for COVID-19 Be Discontinued?

A comprehensive look at whether mask wearing is beneficial for both SARS-CoV-2 and other viruses spread by airborne particles and respiratory droplets.

Home Bathroom Could be LVAD Driveline Infection Source

New study describes the case report and gives guidelines on how to prevent infection in the home.

In Case You Missed It: Pfizer-BioNTech Booster Dose Approved for Children 5 and Older

Children 5 to 11 years old now can receive a booster shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.