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Sustained high ventricular rates during persistent or permanent AF can lead to a deterioration in left ventricular function, hence the requirement for rate control. Historically, digoxin has been us...

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CDC Updating HCW Infection Control Guidelines

Infection preventionists who work closely with employee health colleagues — or wear the proverbial “two hats” for both jobs — should be aware that the CDC is updating its 1998 “Guideline for...

National Infection Control Week: A Powerful Reminder to Improve Hand Hygiene

For more than 25 years, the third week in October has been designated as National Infection Control Week -- a time dedicated to sharing and exploring new research, opportunities and design to support ...

Common Infection Control Citations

Even as CMS makes bold pushes in infection control, the agency is inspecting healthcare facilities and finding common, recurrent problems.

The Role of Surveillance in HAI Prevention

Infection surveillance, once the primary task of infection preventionists (IPs), has transitioned over time to assume a more limited place in a massively expanded scope of IP responsibilities.  I...

APSIC Abstracts on Environmental Control

The following abstracts on the topic of environmental control are from the meeting of the eighth International Congress of the Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control (APSIC), held in Bangkok, Thail...

[Articles] Effects of control interventions on infection in England: an observational study

Restricting fluoroquinolone prescribing appears to explain the decline in incidence of C difficile infections, above other measures, in Oxfordshire and Leeds, England. Antimicrobial stewardship should...

Revisit Staff’s Hand Hygiene to Address Infection Control

Take May 5 — World Hand Hygiene Day — to make sure infection control and hand hygiene rules and practices are up to date, incorporating both regulatory and advisory guidelines.

Using Games as Behavioral Change Interventions in Infection Prevention and Control

The uptake of improvement initiatives in infection prevention and control (IPC) has often proven challenging. Innovative interventions such as ‘serious games’ have been proposed in other a...

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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...

Infection control III: Infection prevention and control as mediators.

Multicenter study in Colombia: Impact of a multidimensional International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) approach on central line-associated bloodstream infection rates.

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...

Is the hospital environment friendly for infection control in Poland? Experience after twenty years of modern infection control.

Getting to zero: Reduction in the incidence of multidrug-resistant organism infections using an integrated infection control protocol in an intensive care unit.

Environmental cleaning is a vital component of infection control. We describe the use of an integrated infection control protocol in an intensive care unit and its influence on multidrug-resistant org...

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