Weekly Rounds: Sepsis: One Father's Story, COVID-19 and Traffic, and More

Take 5 minutes to catch up on Infection Control Today®’s highlights for the week ending December 24, 2022.

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.

Residual Efficacy: What Is the Ideal Disinfectant for Health Care Facilities?

The best disinfectant needs to be fast-acting and remain wet for the entire contact time in a single application. What else is required?

Tocilizumab Granted FDA Approval for COVID-19 in Hospitalized Adults

FDA approved this intravenous tocilizumab (Actemra) for hospitalized adults with COVID-19.

APIC's CDS Education Committee Member Discusses Cleaning Resources and Ambulatory IPs

Infection Control Today® talks to Shannon Simmons, DHSc, MPH, CIC, about her work with the APIC's Cleaning, Disinfection, Sterilization Conference and her position as an ambulatory infection preventionist.

COVID-19 and Traffic Accidents: Is a COVID-19 Personality Disorder Caused by Viral Damage to the Prefrontal Cortex?

A study from Canada suggests that not being vaccinated for COVID-19 could mean an individual is at higher risk for an automobile accident. What if it is from brain damage from contracting COVID-19?

Sepsis: One Father's Story of Loneliness and Strength

In this first installment of 3, Infection Control Today® presents a personal story of how sepsis can enter central lines and how it affects the entire family.