Infection Control

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Anesthesia Alert: Anesthesia's Infection Control Challenges

It's time for your providers to clean up their acts - and their workstations.

Posted 03/14/19 | L.SilviaMunoz-Price, MD; T. Andrew Bowdle, MD, PhD, FASE | Post a comment

Fighting MRSA Infection

With a Tissue and a Swab Nasal decolonization as part of a bundled approach can help reduce wound infections.

Posted 03/14/19 | Dan O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief | Post a comment

Infection Prevention: 6 Unsafe Injection Practices Caught in the Act

6 Unsafe Injection Practices Caught in the Act

Posted 02/12/19 | Phenelle Segal, RN, CIC, FAPIC | Post a comment

5 Innovations in Infection Control

The latest products and practices to help you bust those bugs.

Posted 01/15/19 | Dan O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief | 4 comments

6 Ways to Stamp Out Superbugs

Healthcare-associated infections are on the decline, but antibiotic-resistant bacteria remain a constant threat.

Posted 12/13/18 | Maureen Spencer, MEd, BSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC | 1 comment

The High Risks of High-Touch Surfaces

How do you assess cleanliness when a visually clean item can still harbor contamination?

Posted 11/19/18 | Weston "Hank" Balch, CRCST, CIS, CHL | 3 comments

New Ideas for Preventing Endophthalmitis

Intracameral antibiotics, proven to lower the rate of infection substantially, are catching on.

Posted 10/16/18 | Desiree Ifft, Contributing Editor | Post a comment

The Shift From Disinfection to Sterilization

We overhauled our GI scope reprocessing process in pursuit of our ultimate goal: to eliminate high-level disinfection.

Posted 10/16/18 | Jenni Gibbs | 2 comments

Infection Prevention: The Instrument Whisperer Has Spoken

Tips on dealing with instrument repair and maintenance.

Posted 09/14/18 | Weston "Hank" Balch, CRCST, CIS, CHL | Post a comment

Infection Prevention: Zero Infections and Counting

Small improvements made a big difference in this hospital's quest to eliminate surgical site infections.

Posted 09/14/18 | Daniel Cook, Executive Editor | 1 comment

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