Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology

The SHEA journal, Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology (ICHE), is published monthly by University of Chicago Press. It provides original, peer-reviewed scientific articles for professionals in epidemiology or infection prevention and control programs in hospitals and healthcare facilities. The journal is written by infection prevention and control experts and epidemiologists and is guided by its editorial board.

Publisher
University of Chicago Press

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Medications

When medicine makes patients sicker

Despite the jackhammerlike rhythm of a mechanical ventilator, Alicia Moreno had dozed off in a chair by her 1-year-old's hospital bed, when a doctor woke her with some bad news: The common stool softener her son, Anderson, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Unnecessary testing for UTIs cut by nearly half

Tests to detect urinary tract infections (UTI) often are performed routinely in hospitals, even when patients don't have symptoms. Such testing "just to be safe" can return results that lead doctors to prescribe antibiotics ...

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