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CIED-related infection can be a devastating complication of this procedure. This review presents the current evidence for perioperative prophylaxis and protocols for infection control. Europace
(Association for Professionals in Infection Control) The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology today honored Georgia Dash, RN, MS, CIC, director of infection prevention, ...
The impact of Ebola, Tuberculosis, EV-D68 and other epidemics illustrates the need to explore new infection control technologies
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) announced seven recipients of the Heroes of Infection Prevention Award, which honors infection preventionists who have su...
The success of a pilot CDC program in Nigeria, focused on training health care workers and identifying TB infection control gaps in the healthcare setting, could have global implications. Morbidity ...
The CDC is updating its Guideline for Infection Control in Healthcare Personnel, which was originally published in 1998 before a series of emerging pathogens posed occupational threats via SARS, H1N...
(Association for Professionals in Infection Control) Can you use the 'ick factor' to get healthcare workers to clean their hands more often? Yes, according to a new study being presented on June 11 at...
(HealthDay)—Infection control measures have been developed to strengthen hospitals' capacity for safely diagnosing and treating patients with Ebola virus disease (EVD), according to a review publish...
The objective of this study was to analyze the impact of a multidimensional infection control approach and the use of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) Surveillance Onl...
Attempts to increase compliance with infection control practices are complex and are - in part - based on attempts to change behaviour. In particular, the behaviour of significant peers (role models) ...
To report the results of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) multicenter study conducted in Mongolia from September 2013-March 2015.
Background: One of the strategies of the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme in India to achieve tuberculosis control is by increasing case detection through a nationwide network of design...
We identified risk factors for infection following transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI); infection occurred in 35 (13.8%) of 253 patients. Variables associated with infection included chroni...