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Clostridium difficile infections increasing among children
Clostridium difficile, a nasty, infectious disease that tends to spread in hospitals, is cropping up in more U.S...
Las Vegas hospitals need to change culture
Las Vegas hospital patients can be protected if doctors and hospitals commit to do no harm. Others across...
A Call for Standardized Infection Detection Practices
A review of pediatric intensive care units turns up variability among catheter-associated bloodstream infection...
Falling TB Rates Point to Greater Danger for U.S.
Researchers have created computer simulations that show a paradoxical correlation between falling ordinary...
Gadgets to keep new hospital free from infection
One of the United Kingdom's newest hospitals has been showing off the latest technology to keep hospitals clean...
HAI Rates on the Decline
Rates of hospital-acquired infections between 2000 and 2007 decreased in all four regions of the U.S. The Midwest...
Disease outbreak that killed 2 patients is over, Vancouver hospital says
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital has eliminated the latest outbreak of Clostridium difficile, after nearly...
US sees drop in dangerous hospital staph illnesses
Aggressive, drug-resistant staph infections caught in hospitals or from medical treatment are becoming scarcer, another...
Arsenal of antibiotics not being restocked
We have come to expect that modern medicine can cure just about any infection. But bacteria are finding ways to evade...
Hospital infections: The hidden epidemic
Going to the hospital puts you in harm's way. Hospitals know this and avoid talking about it. And until now, the...
Briefings on Infection Control
Your facility's infection control and prevention initiatives are in the spotlight: Scrutiny from The Joint Commission...
Infection Control During Construction:
Use this quick training tool to teach construction workers about the important role they play in keeping your facility...
Infection Control Training Video for Environmental Services:
Highlighting common scenarios from hand hygiene and glove use to properly cleaning patient rooms, this video will...
Infection Control Training Video for Dietary Services:
In just 15 minutes, this training video gives your dietary staff simple strategies on the do's and don'ts for proper IC...
The Infection Prevention Toolkit: Seven-Minute Solutions for Five IC Hotspots
This DVD provides five, seven -minute segments, that cover the most pressing topics in IC prevention.
Long-Term Care Pocket Guide for Infection Control:
This convenient resource helps staff comply with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) infection...
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