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Infection Prevention: Limit the Risks of COVID-19

Focus on the fundamentals to protect patients and staff from exposure.

Posted 06/11/20 | Franklin Dexter, MD, PhD | Post a comment

Difference Makers in Infection Control

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, look to innovative technologies to keep patients safe.

Posted 06/11/20 | Jared Bilski | Post a comment

Making Sense of the COVID-19 Crisis

Q&A with Timothy P. Lahey, MD, MMSC, infectious disease doctor and medical ethicist.

Posted 05/27/20 | Post a comment

Ready for the New Normal in Surface Disinfection?

Revisit your protocols before a return to the pace of pre-pandemic surgery.

Posted 05/27/20 | John Berry, Editorial Assistant | Post a comment

Scope Reprocessing Starts at the Bedside

Follow the essentials of endoscope disinfecting, drying and storage.

Posted 05/27/20 | John Berry, Editorial Assistant; Randall Rentschler, RN | Post a comment

Standardize Your Skin Prepping Practices

Reducing variation and rooting out technique flaws are the keys to preventing SSIs.

Posted 05/27/20 | Jared Bilski | Post a comment

Need Help Improving Instrument Care?

Expert consultants offer fresh ideas and new approaches to make change happen in the sterile processing department.

Posted 05/27/20 | Daniel Cook, Editor-in-Chief | Post a comment

Are Your Instruments Really Clean?

Ensure tools have been properly reprocessed before they're used on another patient.

Posted 05/27/20 | Christian Schappel | Post a comment

Prewarming Works Wonders

Early interventions to maintain normothermia reduce infection risks and increase patient satisfaction.

Posted 05/27/20 | Denise Rainier, MBA, BSN, RN; Marci D. Trump, MSN, RN, CNOR; Adrianna Medina, RN, CNOR | Post a comment

Infection Prevention's Big Moment

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, a back-to-basics mantra emerges.

Posted 05/27/20 | Jared Bilski | Post a comment

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