Weekly Rounds: Preventing Respiratory Diseases in Pregnancy, Diabetes Awareness Month, and More

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Take 5 minutes to catch up on Infection Control Today®’s highlights for the week ending December 3, 2023.

Weekly Rounds With Infection Control Today

Weekly Rounds With Infection Control Today

Here are 5 highlights from Infection Control Today®'s (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.

Vaccination Insights From NFID Medical Director: Preventing Respiratory Diseases in Pregnancy

Learn about vital vaccination recommendations during pregnancy to prevent respiratory diseases like RSV, COVID-19, and influenza. NFID's Robert H. Hopkins, Jr. MD, offers insights and strategies for effective communication.

Vaccination Insights From NFID Medical Director: Preventing Respiratory Diseases in Pregnancy

Understanding Infection Risks for Patients With Diabetes During Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes Awareness Month in November highlights the heightened susceptibility of diabetes patients to infections. Explore the key reasons behind their increased infection risk and the importance of infection prevention.

Understanding Infection Risks for Patients With Diabetes During Diabetes Awareness Month

Reducing CLABSIs by 47%: The Impact of Trained Nurse Observers in Catheter Insertion Teams

A recent study from Chapel Hill, NC, shows some bloodstream infections are reduced by nearly 50% when trained nurse observers assist catheter insertion teams.

Reducing CLABSIs by 47%: The Impact of Trained Nurse Observers in Catheter Insertion Teams

Infection Intel: Revolutionizing Infection Monitoring for Chemotherapy Patients With iTempShield

Explore how AION Biosystems' iTempShield, a skin-wearable device and software system, could transform infection monitoring for chemotherapy patients, enhancing early detection and reducing hospitalizations.

Infection Intel: Revolutionizing Infection Monitoring for Chemotherapy Patients With iTempShield

The Role of Robots and Smart Environments in Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Systems: A Systematic Review

This systematic review explores the role of robots and smart environments in infection prevention and control (IPC) within health care settings. A few advancements in IPC automation were identified, emphasizing the need for increased awareness and global accessibility.

The Role of Robots and Smart Environments in Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Systems: A Systematic Review
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