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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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has received an increased number of reports of newly acquired hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection among patients undergoing hemodialysis. Infection c...
The impact of Ebola, Tuberculosis, EV-D68 and other epidemics illustrates the need to explore new infection control technologies
Only 17.4 percent of ambulatory care nurses reported compliance in all nine standard precautions for infection prevention, according to a study published in the January issue of the American Journal o...
(Elsevier Health Sciences) Only 17.4 percent of ambulatory care nurses reported compliance in all nine standard precautions for infection prevention, according to a study published in the January issu...
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 ...
Grayscale logo watermarking is a quite welldeveloped area of digital image watermarking which seeks to embed into the host image another smaller logo image. The key advantage of such an approach is th...
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.
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...