Clinical CareMRSA Infections Still Deadly, But Less Costly
Treatment costs for drug-resistant staph infections were about $38,500 compared with more than $40,700 for MSSA-associated pneumonias.
Clinical CareFighting 'nightmare bacteria': Clin Onc News report
Clinical CareStudy: Antibiotics Still Prescribed at 'Alarming Rates' in Outpatient Settings
While the researchers found no change in the overall annual antibiotic prescribing rate, or the prescribing rate of any one...
Clinical CareHospital Wastewater Teems with Antibiotic-resistant Organisms
NIH study finds effective surveillance efforts for drug-resistant organisms minimize patient infections, even close to a reservoir of resistant bacteria.
Clinical CareOhioHealth Sepsis Effort ‘Saved About 250 Lives’
A systemwide initiative involving physicians, nurses, laboratory operations, and pharmacists has helped the nonprofit reduce its sepsis mortality rate.
Clinical CareDentists Take Heat for Antibiotic-Linked C. diff
A study links dental antibiotic prescribing with C. diff infection, and often, unnecessary prescriptions.
Clinical CareCDC Invests More Than $200 Million to Help States Respond to Infectious Disease Threats
Efforts to combat infectious disease include national surveillance and funds to fight antibiotic resistance and foodborne illnesses in healthcare facilities.