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More good news about MRSA, this time from the VA

When was the last time you read an article congratulating a hospital for having lower central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) rates or good hand hygiene compliance?
January 2020

Laundering white coats--we are asking the wrong question

Asking about daily or monthly laundering would be like asking about daily or monthly hand hygiene! ... Of course, this is ridiculous! I bet we could get hand hygiene compliance to 99% if the denominator was days instead of moments.
January 2020

When will the p-value finally die?

the authors and editorialists is perplexing.” I'll ask, are there situations such as studies of contact precautions or hand hygiene interventions where they would be analyzed using an
January 2020

MDRO prevention bundle in nursing homes: a randomized trial

staff education on key infection prevention practices, including minimum criteria for initiating antibiotics, and hand hygiene promotion.
January 2020

Making progress with being below the elbows

Since our hand hygiene observers roam throughout the hospital, we asked them to simultaneously record BBE status while they were collecting their hand hygiene compliance data. ... Nurses and nursing students demonstrate high rates of compliance. On the
January 2020

De-implementation and noninferiority in infection control studies

In fact, just yesterday I read a discussion where the authors suggested we no longer need to practice hand hygiene after removing gloves when caring for patients with Clostridium difficile infection.
January 2020

Left to our own devices

from improved hand hygiene and DAI prevention bundles.
January 2020

Is hospital design making us sicker? Wait for the randomized, controlled trial

If we won't spend any money on robust hand hygiene compliance programs, why should we support these huge architectural changes?
January 2020

Why can't we easily clean our stethoscopes?

When we round on the service every morning, I insist on 100% hand hygiene and 100% stethoscope hygiene but one of these targets is far easier to achieve than the other. ... Why can't we have wipes next to the hand rub dispensers outside of every room?
January 2020

Wherein I reveal the top 3 approaches for preventing C. difficile disease

1. Antibiotic stewardship 2. Antibiotic stewardship 3. Antibiotic stewardship I've listed these in order of importance. Supporting evidence ...
January 2020

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