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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...
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...
Las Vegas panel discusses how best to stem the spread of infection
A Las Vegas Sun investigation found that lethal “superbugs" are infecting thousands of patients in local...
Less blood is really more, transfusion critics say
Long dominated by Jehovah’s Witnesses — whose faith forbids blood transfusions — bloodless surgeries...
MO reverses policy that removed older data on hospital infections
Missouri will start publishing past years of data about hospital infection rates on its website, the state's top health...
'We're the ones who are in there. Our lives are entrusted to them'
Nevada State Sen. Shirley Breeden understands the patient suffering caused by hospital-acquired infections. While she...
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria moving from South Asia to US
A dangerous new mutation that makes some bacteria resistant to almost all antibiotics has become increasingly common in...
Tennessee works to reduce risk of hospital blood infections
Tennessee's frailest and tiniest infants go to intensive care units to get healthier, but in some cases the feeding...
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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