Effect of antibiotic stewardship programs on reduction of antimicrobial resistance in China
by Jiancong Wang, Mouqing Zhou, Fangfei Liu on 12/12/2019 at 12:00 am
Antimicrobial resistance is one of the most significant challenges to modern health care, causing morbidity and mortality.1 Strategies for optimal antibiotic use plays an important role to limit the […]
Reply to the Letter to the Editor regarding “Survey to explore understanding of the principles of...
by Dinah Gould, Jane Chudleigh, Edward Purssell, Nicholas Drey, Clare Hawker on 12/12/2019 at 12:00 am
We would like to thank Mr Simon Clare for his thoughtful comments on our article, “Survey to explore understanding of the principles of aseptic technique: qualitative content analysis with […]
A cross-sectional survey of measles preparedness in critical-access hospitals of Idaho
by Anubhav Kanwar, Susan Heppler, Curtis Donskey, Christopher K. Brown on 12/12/2019 at 12:00 am
Measles has reemerged to cause the worst single-year outbreak in the United States in 25 years, with 1,241 cases reported from 30 states, from January 1, 2019, to September 5, 2019.1 Most of these […]
Influence of drying time on prewetted disinfectant towelettes to disinfect glass surfaces
by Elizabeth Brown, Karthik Dhanireddy, Peter Teska, Joseph Eifert, Robert C. Williams, Renee Boyer on 12/10/2019 at 12:00 am
Health care–associated infections are acquired through patient contact with contaminated surfaces in hospitals.1,2 Effective disinfection of patient contact surfaces in hospitals is challenging, […]
Effect of perioperative hyperglycemia on surgical site infection in abdominal surgery: A...
by Gislaine Cristhina Bellusse, Julio Cesar Ribeiro, Isabel Cristina Martins de Freitas, Cristina Maria Galvão on 12/10/2019 at 12:00 am
In the perioperative period, the occurrence of hyperglycemia is linked to multiple factors. The normally well-regulated balance between the production of hepatic glucose and the use of glucose in […]