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Placards do not improve hand hygiene adherence

Placards do not improve hand hygiene adherence
May 21, 2019
In the Journals

IV antibiotics associated with worse outcomes in patients with heart failure

May 20, 2019
Patients with acute decompensated heart failure who were treated with IV antibiotics — without evidence of infection — experienced longer hospital stays…
In the Journals

XDRO registry could reduce spread of CRE, ‘even with modest participation’

May 20, 2019
A registry that tracks patients who carry extensively drug-resistant organisms can reduce the spread of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in a region even if only…
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Trump administration’s latest challenge to Affordable Care Act rests on shaky legal grounds

May 20, 2019
The Justice Department brief filed on May 1 amounts to the Trump administration picking and choosing what parts of the Affordable Care Act should stay in place and also…
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CME

Risky Business: Prophylaxis and Treatment of Cytomegalovirus in the Transplantation Setting

This activity is supported by educational grants from Merck & Co., Inc. and Shire.

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common herpes virus that affects 50% to 80% of the US population. Disease from reactivation…
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In the Journals

No benefit in longer treatment for SSTIs in patients with obesity, heart failure

May 20, 2019
Longer courses of antibiotic therapy for skin and soft tissue infections are not associated with lower treatment…
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VIDEO: How to advocate for rapid diagnostics at your hospital

October 30, 2018
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