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Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) Company Profile

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News Articles [3582 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

APIC 2017: Amid Change, Hold to Core Values

Amid rapid change and new challenges, it is critical for infection preventionists to preserve their core values, including protecting patients and families, APIC President Linda Greene, RN, MPS, CIC, ...

Nursing home workers often fail to change gloves, risking spread of infection

The failure to change gloves is common among certified nursing assistants, and may be a significant cause of the spread of dangerous pathogens in nursing homes and long-term healthcare settings, accor...

Significant gaps in infection prevention impact long-term care residents

(Association for Professionals in Infection Control) While nearly 400,000 residents of long-term care facilities die as a result of healthcare associated infections (HAIs), these facilities continue t...

Empowering patients effectively improves physician hand hygiene

Armed with new tools, patients and parents felt empowered to remind healthcare providers to perform hand hygiene, successfully improving compliance rates, but just over half of physicians felt that pa...

Cleaning and sterilization techniques leave ureteroscopes contaminated

(Association for Professionals in Infection Control) The techniques used to clean and sterilize flexible ureteroscopes leave behind contamination including debris, residue, and bacteria, according to ...

VHA initiative significantly reduces MRSA in veterans living centers

(Association for Professionals in Infection Control) An initiative led by the Veterans Health Administration reduced methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections by 89 percent over four year...

More than a third of heater-cooler devices used in open heart surgery may be contaminated with deadly bacteria

(Association for Professionals in Infection Control) Thirty-three of 89 (37 percent) heater-cooler units assessed between July 2015 and December 2016 tested positive for Mycobacterium chimaera (M. chi...

Nursing home workers often fail to change gloves, risking spread of infection: New study

(Elsevier) The failure to change gloves is common among certified nursing assistants, and may be a significant cause of the spread of dangerous pathogens in nursing homes and long-term healthcare sett...

PubMed Articles [9785 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

New tools for APIC members.

Epidemiology of Adaptive and Intrinsic Polymyxin Resistance Mechanisms by Comparing Polymyxin-Resistant Pathogen Prevalence in a One-Year Follow-Up Survey.

Collaboration with an infection control team for patients with infection after spine surgery.

The risk of infection, including surgical site infection (SSI), after spine surgery has increased due to aging and more immunocompromised hosts. An infection control team (ICT) is responsible for mana...

Healthcare associated infection: good practices, knowledge and the locus of control in heatlhcare professionals.

  The incidence of Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) is an important indicator of the quality of care. The behaviors associated with the prevention of infections are not only supported by ration...

Role of Ethanol Locks in Reducing Bloodstream Infections in Adults on Parenteral Nutrition.

Clinical Trials [6192 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Epidemiology and Pathogenesis of HIV-Associated Pulmonary Hypertension

The purpose of this study is to describe the epidemiology of pulmonary hypertension in individuals with HIV infection and to investigate its pathogenesis. We propose to conduct a prospecti...

The Epidemiology of Infection With Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci

Current projects study veteran patients with chronic ulcers and MRSA colonization and infection, patients with imipenem-resistant P. aeruginosa colonization and infection, the relationship...

Human Anaplasmosis in Eastern France

Anaplasmosis is a tick-borne transmitted infection. Its clinical expression include fever, cytopenia and hepatitis.This infection was initially described in United States. In Europe, its ...

Mindfulness, Burnout, Physical and Psychological Well-being of Primary Health Care Professionals

High demands put on workers nowadays have contributed for an increase on the vulnerability and the stress levels, with severe consequences for the health (Sandim, 2008). One of the main he...

Epidemiology and Prevention of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Transmission in the Community

The overall goal of this project is to elucidate the epidemiology of MRSA transmission in the community and test an intervention to prevent MRSA transmission in this setting.

Companies [3031 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)

Getinge Group

Getinge Infection Control (Getinge) is one of three business areas within Getinge Group, a publicly-listed, Swedish-based group of companies. The Getinge Infection Control busines...

Microtek Medical

Microtek Medical is a leading manufacturer and supplier of innovative product solutions for patient care, occupational safety and management of infectious and hazardous waste for the healthcare indust...

Safetec of America, Inc.

Safetec is a worldwide leader in the infection control and first aid markets, creating products that reduce the risk of cross-contamination to help our customers protect personnel and comply with envi...

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