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      • Playing a Hand in Infection Control

        Published Oct 11 2018, 09:26 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • infection prevention
        • infection control
        • patient safety
        • Health care quality
        • hospital-acquired infections

        Failure to perform appropriate hand hygiene is the #1 leading cause of health care associated infections.

      • New 'Superbug' Detector Quickly Identifies Dangerous Pathogens

        Published Aug 24 2015, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • C diff
        • health care
        • Superbugs
        • diagnostic test
        • infection control
        • Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
        • multidrug-resistant infection
        • Clostridium difficile
        • MRSA
        • rapid testing
        • infection
        • infection prevention

        Rapid superbug testing may help prevent the spread of infection in health care facilities.

      • MERS Concerns

        Published Jul 15 2015, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • MERS
        • coronavirus
        • MERS-CoV
        • Middle East respiratory syndrome
        • infection control
        • infection transmission
        • respiratory infection
        • infection prevention

        U.S. healthcare facilities should be on the alert for MERS; a respiratory viral infection that’s spread from an infected person’s secretions, when the person coughs.

      • Not So Super. Poorly Designed Scopes Expose Patients to CRE

        Published Mar 02 2015, 07:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • CDC
        • infection control
        • CRE
        • superbug
        • nursing
        • duodenoscope
        • hospital-acquired condition

        Two culprits were involved in recent drug-resistant infection outbreaks: duodenoscopes that prevented proper disinfection and a family of superbugs known collectively as CRE.

      • Is Your Hospital Prepared for an Ebola Patient?

        Published Oct 01 2014, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • CDC
        • Center for Disease Control
        • ebola outbreak
        • infection control
        • Ebola. ebola virus
        • hospital preparedness

        Is Your Hospital Prepared for an Ebola Patient?

         

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