Impact of a surgical site infection bundle on cesarean delivery infection rates
by Christina Davidson, Jordan Enns, Carrie Dempster, Suzanne Lundeen, Catherine Eppes on 11/07/2019 at 12:00 am
Surgical site infections (SSIs) complicate 2% to 5% of inpatient surgeries in the United States.1 Cesarean delivery is the most common surgical procedure in the United States, with approximately 1.3 […]
Intervention to reduce the incidence of surgical site infection in spine surgery
by Laia Castellà, Nieves Sopena, David Rodriguez-Montserrat, Sergio Alonso-Fernández, Jose María Cavanilles, Miquel Iborra, Ana Ciercoles, Ana Pulido, Montserrat Gimenez, Jose Antonio Hernandez Hermoso, Irma Casas on 11/07/2019 at 12:00 am
Surgical site infections (SSIs) in spinal surgery are a potentially serious complication that increases morbidity, mortality, hospital stays of patients, and health costs. Reports in the literature […]
Investigation into the cleaning methods of smartphones and wearables from infectious contamination...
by Stephanie Huffman, Carly Webb, Sean P. Spina on 11/07/2019 at 12:00 am
As technology becomes commonplace, electronic and wearable devices are being used more frequently by health care workers involved in patient care. Because of the advance of smartphone technology and […]
Management of Candida auris in an inpatient acute rehabilitation setting
by Emily Walits, Gopi Patel, Selina Lavache, Rose-Marie Faotto, Adam Pobliner, Sheron Wilson, Sarah Schaefer on 11/07/2019 at 12:00 am
Candida auris is an emerging yeast that is considered a threat to patients and health care facilities worldwide. C auris is often multidrug resistant1 and highly transmissible2 and has been […]
Impact of patient and visitor hand hygiene interventions at a pediatric hospital: A stepped wedge...
by Matthew W.H. Wong, Yan Zhu Xu, Jeffrey Bone, Jocelyn A. Srigley on 11/07/2019 at 12:00 am
Health care worker (HCW) hand hygiene is one of the most well-established strategies to prevent health care–associated infections (HAIs)1, but there has been far less emphasis on patient and […]