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This Whitepaper describes how a multi-specialty chain of outpatient clinics in a large acute-care hospital system instituted a comprehensive environmental hygiene program consisting of disinfection of all high-touch surfaces with a disinfectant wipe between all...
Escherichia coli is a common cause of asymptomatic and symptomatic bacteriuria in hospitalized patients. Asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) is frequently treated with antibiotics without a clear indication. To determine patient and pathogen factors suggestive of ASB,...
To determine hand hygiene compliance before and after an intervention campaign in critical care units, Mazi, et al. (2013) conducted their study in the intensive care unit (ICU), neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), burn unit...