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Infectious diseases

The seven recommendations, which were published on the CDC's website, urge health care facilities to take a multifaceted approach to measles infection prevention and control, including the following measures. ... Establish reporting within hospitals and
July 2019


The new resources include an interactive website for cancer patients and caregivers, and a Basic Infection Control and Prevention Plan for Outpatient Oncology Settings. ... The Basic Infection Control and Prevention Plan for Outpatient Oncology Settings
November 2011

C. difficile difficult for outpatient physicians and patients, too

That finding raises concerns about the need for better infection control measures. ... Dr. Kuntz recently led an analysis of outpatient C. difficile infections, published in the October 2012 Infection Control Hospital Epidemiology.
October 2013

Ebola outbreak holds lessons for world health community

Dr. Patel said his experiences in Sierra Leone gave him a new appreciation for the importance of meticulous infection control. ... He and his colleagues found that lessons that are taken for granted in the United States in terms of infection control did
June 2015

Infection control

A new study's findings on the spread of influenza offered lessons on reopenings of outpatient clinics during the pandemic and the value of virtual visits for patients with suspected respiratory infections, the authors said.
August 2021

Recalls for oral docusate sodium, INR monitoring system

The device may cause side effects such as infection, complications of the cornea, epithelial ingrowth, and inflammation. ... Intended as an infection control aid, the assay can be used in conjunction with other clinical and laboratory findings.
September 2016


An ambulatory infection control checklist to prepare offices for reopening, which is designed to help guard the safety of patients and clinical and office staff;.
June 2020

Mandated flu vaccines may be ‘new norm’ in health care

employees be immunized yearly against influenza,” said Paul Carson, MD, FACP, director of infection control and prevention at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, N.D. ... The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), the
October 2015


Organizations participating in the challenge commit to work in at least one of five areas: tracking and data; infection prevention and control; antibiotic use; environment and sanitation; or vaccines, therapeutics, and ... The resources include a library
October 2018

Is it time to forgo the handshake?

More recently, researchers in the United Kingdom published a paper in the August 2014 American Journal of Infection Control comparing handshakes, high fives, and fist bumps. ... The most important message is that even in 2014, hand hygiene is probably
March 2015

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