Incorporating several best practices into your own nursing skill set can help reduce rates of HAIs and keep your patients healthier.
With 2017 flu-related deaths at an all-time high, should health care workers be required to get the flu vaccine?
Failure to perform appropriate hand hygiene is the #1 leading cause of health care associated infections.
This life-threatening condition is a factor in 1 out of 3 hospital-associated deaths.
Drug-resistant gonorrhea has become an urgent public health issue.
Less than 100% hand hygiene compliance puts both patients and caregivers at risk for infection.
Rapid superbug testing may help prevent the spread of infection in health care facilities.
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.
Is your staff prepared to recognize and quickly respond to symptoms of meningitis?