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Decontamination, Disinfection and Sterilization | 11.7.17

Video: Expansion of Ultrasound in Healthcare: Challenges and Solutions for Infection Prevention in Sonography

This On Demand video presents the latest results of the first large scale USA survey of IPs on ultrasound probe ...

HAIs: Types and Pathogens | 11.2.17

2017 HICPAC-CDC Guideline for Prevention of Surgical Site Infection: What the IP Needs to Know

Surgical site infections (SSIs) are a frequent complication of surgical care and are associated with significant morbidity, mortality and cost.

In the last...

HAIs: Types and Pathogens | 11.1.17

Prevention of Intraluminal Contamination of Intravascular Catheters

Needleless connectors have been used in US healthcare facilities for well over a decade, and continue to be recognized portals...

HAIs: Types and Pathogens | 10.31.17

C. diff Perspectives: Utilizing On-Demand Testing for Protocol-Driven Infection Prevention

Reduction of C. diff rates is a common goal of healthcare institutions of all sizes, with ever-evolving strategies aimed at addressing ...

Diagnostics | 10.31.17

Implementing an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program: A Practical Guide

Designing and implementing an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP) to improve the quality of antibiotic prescribing and combat antimicrobial resistance is...

Diagnostics | 10.31.17

Managing CRE: From Diagnosis to Outbreak Management

Although rarely reported a decade ago, carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative bacteria, such as Enterobacteriaceae and Pseudomonas aeruginosa, are rapidly spreading, with the risk that they...

Decontamination, Disinfection and Sterilization | 9.25.17

Ultrasound Probe Infection Risk – A Call to Action

To reduce the risk of ultrasound probe cross infection, it is important to know when to perform the high level...

Decontamination, Disinfection and Sterilization | 9.22.17

Expansion of Ultrasound in Healthcare: Challenges and Solutions

To reduce the risk of ultrasound probe cross infection, it is important to know when to perform the high level ...

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