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Study shows healthcare workers often care for patients while ill

Large numbers of healthcare workers risk transmitting respiratory viruses to patients and co-workers by attending work even when they have symptoms, according to a study published today in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Information technology can support antimicrobial stewardship programs

The incorporation of information technology (IT) into an antimicrobial stewardship program can help improve efficiency of the interventions and facilitate tracking and reporting of key metrics, including outcomes, according ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Antibiotic resistance increases relapse in urinary tract infections

Patients with a certain drug-resistant urinary tract infection were more likely to have a relapse of their infection within a week than those with non-resistant infections and were more likely to be prescribed an incorrect ...

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