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Prep and protect medical tourists to prevent tragedies

Image by ronstik. Medical tourism doesn't have to end so tragically, according to two CDC experts who spoke during the annual meeting of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control, ... If physicians ever suspect an infection is related to
October 2021


people with HIV infection in resource-constrained settings. ... Rather, it should be part of a TB prevention package along with infection control for TB, [intensified case-finding] and provision of [antiretroviral therapy],” the guidelines stated.
December 2010

Top 10 medical myths, busted

A study of 6,513 matched pairs of Taiwanese patients who had total knee or hip arthroplasty and had dental treatment found that there was no significant difference in infection risk ... between those who took antibiotics and those who didn't, according
June 2019

Health care attire

The full expert guidance statement was published Jan. 16 by Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology and is available free of charge.
January 2014

Medicaid expansion raises questions, challenges

Clostridium difficile is often considered an infection associated with the hospital, but most cases of C. ... Turn to our story for more, as well as advice on treatment, common causes and infection control methods.
October 2013


unfamiliarity to clinicians in developed settings, the lack of effective treatments and vaccines, their propensity to infect health care staff, and the infection control challenges they present argue for, in our
October 2014

Experts discuss crisis of antimicrobial resistance

Even if in your hospital, the infection control program is superb, if it's world class, you're constantly being threatened with the reintroduction of antimicrobial resistance and bacteria due to
September 2015

Infectious disease

6 by Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. If a newer, fourth-generation combination HIV p24 antigen-HIV antibody test is used for follow-up testing, the testing can be finished four ... The guidelines were developed by an interagency Public
August 2013

Working together to stop superbugs

Of course. Physicians are familiar with typical antimicrobial stewardship and infection prevention strategies. ... CRE at the time of admission and apply timely infection control precautions.
February 2020

Infectious disease

America. The update was published in the May Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. ... difficile infection (CDI). The dosage is 500 mg orally three times per day for 10 to 14 days.For an initial episode of severe CDI, use vancomycin.
March 2010

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