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Infection Control

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Infection Prevention: Are There Benefits to Pre-Op Bathing?

What we know and how to improve this skin prep practice.

Posted 08/06/14 | David Bernard, Senior Associate Editor | Post a comment

7 Steps to Safer Endoscope Reprocessing

Are your techs cleaning your scopes the right way?

Posted 08/06/14 | Frank Chapman, MBA | 4 comments

Could Electronic Reminders Cut Infection Rates?

Researchers explore the use of text messages to ensure patients' pre-op bathing compliance.

Posted 08/01/14 | Post a comment

To Eliminate SSIs, We Went Back to Square One

The way we'd always done things wasn't good enough.

Posted 07/25/14 | James S. Harrop, MD | 3 comments

Anesthesia Hand Hygiene Compliance is Least When Needed Most

Providers wash hands less often during induction and emergence.

Posted 07/01/14 | 1 comment

Can You Pass Our Immediate-Use Steam Sterilization Quiz

Do's and don'ts for when you need that item right away.

Posted 06/30/14 | Byron L. Burlingame, MS, RN, BSN, CNOR | 1 comment

Infection Prevention: A Superbug Meets Its Unlikely Match

Well-designed mass e-mails helped curb Acinetobacter baumannii.

Posted 06/11/14 | L.SilviaMunoz-Price, MD | Post a comment

Patient and Employee Safety

Make Time-Outs Easier With This Cool Check Board

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