Lung infection or pneumonia that develops in a person who is on a ventilator.

Identifying and Addressing Risks for SSIs and CLABSIs

Infection preventionists are being asked to identify ways to help address some their organizations’ most pressing challenges, such as reducing...

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Surveillance Versus Clinical Adjudication: Differences Persist with New Ventilator – Associated Event Definition

The goals of this study are to compare the results of an automated surveillance strategy using the new VAE definition...

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2018 APIC Symposium – Traceability of Processed Devices: Application to Ultrasound Probes

The symposium addresses important issues in ultrasound probe reprocessing through a focus on a set of practical tools developed by...

2018 APIC Symposium – Challenges in Ultrasound Infection Prevention

The symposium addresses important issues in ultrasound probe reprocessing through a focus on a set of practical tools developed by...

2018 APIC Symposium – Launch of an Infection Preventionist Toolkit for Ultrasound

The symposium addresses important issues in ultrasound probe reprocessing through a focus on a set of practical tools developed by...

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Presurgical Molecular Testing for Staphylococcal Nasal Colonization

Routine molecular testing of the nares for the presence of Staphylococcus aureus followed by targeted decolonization of patients carrying either...