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SHEA: obsessed, and proudly so

compliance with hand hygiene and standard precautions on contamination of HCP apparel.
August 2019

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 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 ...
August 2019

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 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
August 2019

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 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
August 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.
August 2019

QD: News Every Day--VA initiative continues to see MRSA rates declining

The initiative includes screening every patient for MRSA, use of gowns and gloves when caring for patients colonized or infected with MRSA, hand hygiene, a focus on individual responsibility for infection
August 2019

QD: News Every Day--Emerging superbug prompts warning to hospitals

are washing their hands of the problem." He continued, "There have been only 4 high-quality studies of interventions to improve hand hygiene since 1980.".
August 2019

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