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From SARS to COVID-19: One Department’s Journey

From SARS to COVID-19: One Department’s Journey

A tertiary hospital in Singapore shares its experience of handling the work during the outbreaks of infectious diseases, namely during... Read more

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COVID-19 Forces Healthcare Congresses Cancellations

UPDATED 10/03/2020 COVID-19 cases continue to be reported daily and the virus has spread to 75 countries. What impact is it having on... Read more

Infection Control Measures: Best COVID-19 Practices from Hong Kong

Infection Control Measures: Best COVID-19 Practices from Hong Kong

Healthcare workers can be protected during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak with the application of proper infection control measures,... Read more

Efficient Ways to Reduce Readmissions

Efficient Ways to Reduce Readmissions

A team of U.S. researchers identified the most effective hospital-based methods for reducing readmission rates, such as telehealth programmes... Read more

Alcohol-Based Scrubbing: Potential for Savings

Alcohol-Based Scrubbing: Potential for Savings

Eliminating water from presurgical hand preparation and instead adopting exclusive use of alcohol-based hand scrub may save modern health... Read more

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It is five in the morning as a healthcare worker gets out of bed. Let us call her Emma. She is self-isolated from the rest of the family in her own home. It has been months since she hugged her children and her husband. She gets ready and heads out to work. It is barely seven in the morning when she begins her shift – one of many dozens she... Read more

My COVID-19 Superhero is my sister, Loretta Bowen. We are a family of eight children; our father has passed and our mother is 85. Elaine Rohr has Parkinson’s disease and over the last few years has gotten worse. She is no longer able to cook or write and it is frustrating for her to have such limitations in her activity of daily living.... Read more

Brazil has now become one of the epicentres of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the burden on its healthcare system is increasing daily. Paulo Moll, CEO of Rede D'Or São Luiz (RDSL) , the largest privately held, independent hospital operator in the country, speaks about the measures taken on the national level and within the RDSL system and shares... Read more

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Spotlight On: Sutter Health Fights Pneumonia One Toothbrush at a Time

2020 23 Apr

Pneumonia can be deadly in a hospital setting. Two main factors contribute to the approximately 20 percent mortality rate of this healthcare-associated infection (HAI). First, whatever condition brought the patient to the hospital in the first place has likely weakened them, making the patient more vulnerable to the illness. Plus, the germs that patients... Read more

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Spotlight On: Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Reduces CLABSI with APSS #2

2020 23 Apr

HAIs are costly both in terms of harm/mortality and cost. Close attention to aseptic practices and monitoring patients can greatly reduce the incidence of these infections. Central Line-Associated Bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) are the most costly type of hospital-acquired infections, both in terms of morbidity and mortality, and financial... Read more

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Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of Mini-Spike® 2 Chemo V - A Closed System Transfer Device

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of airborne contamination Jürgen Gebel, Sapuna Kuriakose, Barbara Grüter, Martin Exner; University of Bonn Hospital, Institute for Hygiene and Public Health, Germany   BACKGROUND Nosocomial infections pose a major problem in the healthcare system because they contribute... Read more

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