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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 2020

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 2020

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 2020

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 2020

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

hand hygiene, environmental cleaning and antibiotic stewardship.
August 2020

Preventing norovirus transmission in your home

Alcohol hand rub, is thought to be a suboptimal form of hand disinfection with soap and water being preferred. ... The plan. 1) We began practicing strict hand hygiene with soap and water.
August 2020

Antibiotic discovery, or how focusing on supply while ignoring demand is doomed to fail

Give $200 million to prevention research and we might actually find ways to scientifically achieve hand hygiene compliance over 50% without just yelling at health care workers!
August 2020

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.
August 2020

MRSA rates continue to decline, but not in the community

The continued declines in hospital onset and to a lesser extent HACO MRSA infections suggests that infection control methods including attention to hand hygiene and prevention bundles must be having a
August 2020

A good time to ditch contact precautions?

4) Hand hygiene compliance is only 60%. I know some are claiming 90% or more on their reports, but it’s simply not true.
August 2020

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