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Recommendations on health care attire attempt to balance risk of cross-transmission with professional appearance

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America recently issued recommendations on attire for health care personnel who work in non-operating-room settings.
28 Jan 2014

Managing food poisoning's aftermath in ambulatory care

Internal medicine staff can be the starting point for acute cases of food poisoning, starting the screening process on the telephone and helping determine which patients should be sent right to the ED. But they can also help patients afterward, as they manage potentially long-term complications.
1 Oct 2016

Invasive MRSA rates dropped dramatically

Free patient resource on adult vaccines available
17 Aug 2010

Updated C. difficile guidelines address changes in disease strain, drug effectiveness

Bupropion combined with weight-focused counseling helps women quit
30 Mar 2010

MRSA associated with worse survival in patients with cystic fibrosis

Tylenol recall expanded
22 Jun 2010

Experts discuss crisis of antimicrobial resistance

Experts are looking at ways to prevent the world's next superbug before it actually causes an epidemic.
1 Sep 2015

Telemonitoring for COPD may not affect exacerbation readmissions, quality of life

Telemonitoring in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients at high risk for exacerbations did not affect hospital readmissions or improve quality of life, according to a new study.
29 Oct 2013

Helping shield clinicians and the community from contagion

Face shields on top of masks may be another avenue in fighting the global COVID-19 pandemic.
1 Jul 2020

Mobile devices offer advantages, challenges

Internists are piecing together technology to improve their practice management, but too many pieces are more of a puzzle than a picture. All the new devices ultimately need to lead to better care, the experts urge.
1 Apr 2012

If you can't make the wait shorter, make the waiting room nicer

Patients' perceptions of waiting are key to their satisfaction, and therefore return and referral business. Making waiting rooms more like living rooms is one way to increase patient satisfaction and reduce frustration with delays.
1 Feb 2009

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