Search results for "Hand Hygiene"

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

hand hygiene, environmental cleaning and antibiotic stewardship.
August 2019

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 2019

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 2019

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 2019

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 2019

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 2019

Am I an indicator of a decline in hygiene?

Am I an indicator of a decline in hygiene? A few weeks ago I was seeing patients at a clinic in an affluent suburb. ... I continue to believe that bare below the elbows is useful in infection prevention as it reduces clothing contamination and makes
August 2019

QD: News Every Day--CDC defines scope of antibiotic resistance, outlines what health care providers can do

Specifically, the CDC said, health care providers can take actions protect patients against antibiotic-resistant infections:.• Follow all necessary infection control recommendations, including hand hygiene, standard precautions and contact
August 2019

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