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QD: News Every Day--New norovirus strain hits Americans in the gut

noted. Proper hand hygiene, environmental disinfection, and isolation of ill persons remain the mainstays of norovirus prevention and control.
December 2019

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 ...
December 2019

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
December 2019

Water, hand sanitization and other technologies to avoid spreading sickness

The big controversy with hand hygiene has been between using alcohol based hand rubs and actual hand washing with soap and water. ... I then realized the totally obvious practical point that it need not be an either/or proposition regarding hand hygiene.
December 2019

Stewardship effective in C. difficile prevention: a meta-analysis

2) The meta-analytic approach, that Marin has pushed through her reviews of surgical site infection bundles and hand hygiene interventions, is a fantastic way to guide medical decision making and
December 2019

Keeping CRE out

Dramatic advances in hand hygiene, environmental disinfection, and antimicrobial stewardship, on the other hand, would be the prevention equivalent of moving out of the floodplain to higher ground.
December 2019

Benefits of a mandatory gloving policy

Most of the time we equate clean hands with hand-hygiene compliance and complicated and fleeting surveillance and educational programs. ... Instead of focusing solely on driving hand hygiene compliance above 90%, perhaps we should focus on clean hands.
December 2019

QD: News Every Day--Stethoscopes can be as dirty as clinicians' hands

Further, the tube of the stethoscope was more heavily contaminated than the back of the physician’s hand. ... Thus, failing to disinfect stethoscopes could constitute a serious patient safety issue akin to omitting hand hygiene.
December 2019

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.
December 2019

Dressing well and keeping our white coats until the evidence tells us otherwise

hand hygiene, environmental cleaning and antibiotic stewardship.
December 2019

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