INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Interventions to Optimize Antimicrobial Use

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Interventions to Optimize Antimicrobial Use Edward Stenehjem Rachel Foster Nick Tinker Brandon Webb Improving antimicrobial prescribing in the acute care setting is complex with multiple strategies that can be deployed…

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Infection Prevention and the Physical Environment

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Infection Prevention and the Physical Environment Curtis J. Donskey The physical environment in healthcare facilities frequently becomes contaminated with healthcare-associated pathogens.1 The importance of such contamination in pathogen transmission and…

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Exposures to Blood-Borne Pathogens

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Exposures to Blood-Borne Pathogens Susan E. Beekmann David K. Henderson Viral hepatitis was first recognized as an occupational hazard for healthcare personnel (HCP) more than 70 years ago when a…

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Vaccination of Healthcare Personnel

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Vaccination of Healthcare Personnel Kap Sum Foong Hilary M. Babcock The availability of vaccination has changed the landscape of many communicable diseases.1,2 Smallpox, one of the most devastating infections, was…

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