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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

Even the best healthcare facilities can do more to prevent infections

Healthcare-associated infections can be reduced by up to 55 percent by systematically implementing evidence-based infection prevention and control strategies, according to a review of 144 studies published today in Infection ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Guidance for preventing C. difficile in neonatal intensive care

Newborns require special diagnosis and treatment considerations for an infectious diarrhea known as Clostridioides difficile (C. difficile) infection, according to a new evidence-based white paper published today in Infection ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Probiotics useful in the fight against infection prevention

Probiotics may be a relatively safe, simple, and low-cost solution for preventing Clostridium difficile infections (CDI) in hospital settings, according to two studies published today in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, ...

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