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Web Exclusive: Federal HAI Prevention Funding Up for 2010
The Health and Human Services Agency says it spent $34 million in 2010 for healthcare-associated infection prevention...
Web Exclusive: CDC: Uninsured Rolls Keep Growing
A survey performed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds 60% of unemployed adults between the ages...
CDC lowers flu season death estimate
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday substantially lowered its often-quoted estimate of how many...
Analysis: US flu plan cuts red tape, rewards biotechs
The U.S. government released a new plan on Thursday for cutting red tape and working more closely with companies to...
NH releases report on HAIs
The state released its first report yesterday on hospital infections, showing that patients developed 134 infections...
Web Exclusive: Peptic Ulcer Hospitalizations Plummet, Says CDC
The age-adjusted rate of hospitalization for patients diagnosed with peptic ulcer disease decreased by 21% between...
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...
79 Miami-area veterans never notified of possibly unsafe colonoscopies
The Veterans' Administration, which in March 2009 revealed that more than 2,400 Miami-area veterans were given...

Continuing Education: Briefings on Infection Control
Your facility's infection control and prevention initiatives are in the spotlight: Scrutiny from The Joint Commission...
Video: 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.
Book: Infection Control Manual for the Physician's Office
This book and CD-ROM set describes the steps physicians and their staff should take to protect patients, staff, and the...
Book: 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...
Book: CDC Desktop Reference
This interactive CD-ROM tool gives you instant access to CDC guidelines and interpretations in a user-friendly...
Book: The Infection Prevention Handbook
The Infection Prevention Handbook is a core training resource that offers practical references to help infection...
Book: Infection Control for Nursing Homes:
This book helps directors of nursing, staff educators, and long-term care administrators update their current infection...
Book: Complete Guide to Lab Safety, 3rd Ed.
The third edition of this popular resource makes training and compliance easier by consolidating regulations from all...
Book: Infection Prevention Policy and Procedure Manual for Hospitals
With more than 300 pages, this manual provides worksheets, job descriptions, policies, forms, and other helpful tools...
Book: Infection Control During Construction Manual, Third Edition
This updated resource by expert Wayne Hansen, PE, REA, CEM, along with contributions from 10 other experts, helps you...