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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?
August 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?
August 2020

A little public health victory

A little public health victory. Like hand hygiene, getting workers to stay home when sick is an example of a horizontal infection prevention strategy.
August 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 ...
August 2020

SHEA: obsessed, and proudly so

Evaluate the impact of compliance with hand hygiene and standard precautions on contamination of HCP apparel.
August 2020

Rosie reincarnated

So to any hospital thinking about hiring Rosie, ponder long and hard, and consider taking all that money and using it to drive hand hygiene compliance to a new level.
August 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 ...
August 2020

The fact-filled infection control guideline

What happens when we perpetuate opinion and dogma? Although 270-page hand hygiene guidelines may make us feel good, I'm worried that they prevent us from identifying areas where we ... need research (hand hygiene improvement interventions, anyone?) and
August 2020

QD: News Every Day--Interns spend less time with patients in isolation rooms

Infection prevention strategies should minimize the barrier between physicians and patients, including hand hygiene, antimicrobial stewardship, and universal decolonization, because these methods may be more effective at reducing the spread of
August 2020

Further thoughts on CRE: "Once in a Lifetime" edition

2) Invest in studies to improve compliance with hand hygiene. There have been only 4 studies on this topic since 1980 per a recent Cochrane Review. ... Oh, and no more ridiculous hand hygiene song and dance videos, unless they include folks like the
August 2020

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