Infection Control

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Simethicone in Scopes Could Pose Infection Risk

Researchers sound warning on using the anti-flatulence agent to clear the view in endoscopes.

Posted 09/09/16 | 1 comment

How Does Your Endoscopy Reprocessing Compare?

Our reader survey shows most GI facilities are following national standards, but it also uncovered some worrisome trends.

Posted 09/09/16 | Daniel Cook, Executive Editor | Post a comment

Barrier Protection Breakdown

What if your drapes, gowns, gloves and wraps don't protect you as they should?

Posted 09/09/16 | Outpatient Surgery Editors | Post a comment

Study: UV Lamps Reduce Bacteria on Computer Keyboards by 99%

A new study suggests that UV lamps could help lower the risk of healthcare-associated infections.

Posted 08/16/16 | Post a comment

ACS Issues New Guidelines on OR Attire

The dress code addresses how to properly wear scrubs, masks, hats and gowns.

Posted 08/09/16 | Post a comment

Do Your Anesthesia Providers Double-Glove?

Even if they do, it's not always enough to protect your patients. Find out why.

Posted 08/05/16 | 1 comment

Infection Prevention: When Everyone's a Hand Hygiene Spy

Make surveillance everyone's job, and watch compliance rates soar.

Posted 08/03/16 | Jeanie Brown, BSN, RN, CNOR; Crystal Meyers, BSN, RN, CNOR; Gretchen Steelman, MBA, BSN, RN, CNOR | Post a comment

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