Month: September 2016

Dale Fisher1,2 1 Division of Infectious Diseases, National University Hospital, Singapore 2 Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore   The best infection prevention practitioners can adapt infection control principles to the setting. An Infectious disease outbreak can begin...
  • September 20, 2016
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Dale Fisher1,2 1 Division of Infectious Diseases, National University Hospital, Singapore 2 Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore   An IPC practitioner has a specialist body of knowledge but in a large scale outbreak will be expected to...
  • September 20, 2016
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Worth LJ1,2,3 1Victorian Healthcare Associated Infection Surveillance System (VICNISS) Coordinating Centre, Doherty Institute, VIC, 3000; 2Infection Prevention and Healthcare Epidemiology Unit, Department of Infectious Diseases, Alfred Health, VIC, 3181; 3Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, VIC, 3000 E: Leon.worth@mh.org.au   Background: With...
  • September 19, 2016
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Prof. Didier Pittet, MD, MS, CBE Director, Infection Control and WHO Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety, The University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Lead Adviser, Clean Care is Safer Care programme, Health and Services Delivery, WHO Headquarter, Geneva,...
  • September 15, 2016
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Prof. Didier Pittet, MD, MS, CBE Director, Infection Control and WHO Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety, The University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Lead Adviser, Clean Care is Safer Care programme, Health and Services Delivery, WHO Headquarter, Geneva,...
  • September 15, 2016
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Heather Loveday 1 1 Director of Research, Richard Wells Research Centre   Partnership between service users and researchers is a cornerstone of the research and development strategy for NIHR in the UK and other international funding agencies. Active service user involvement contributes a diversity...
  • September 13, 2016
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Patricia Stone    Importance: Previous studies of the association between healthcare associated infections (HAIs) and nurse staffing are inconsistent and limited by methodological errors. Objective: To examine whether HAIs and nurse staffing 2 days prior to infection onset are associated...
  • September 13, 2016
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Mary-Louise McLaws 1 1 University of New south Wales, SPHCM Samuels Building Level 3, UNSW Australia, Sydney, NSW 2052   Non-sterile glove use is ubiquitous and use ranges from the legitimate – the protection of healthcare workers from a exposure to bloodborne...
  • September 13, 2016
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Claire Hewitt1, Carolyn Moore2   1 St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne, 59 Victoria Pde, VIC, 3065 2 St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne, 59 Victoria Pde, VIC 3065   Social media can be one of the fastest and easiest ways to...
  • September 12, 2016
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Martin Kiernan 1 1 Gama Healthcare Supported by AMCLA The most recent update of the Cochrane Review into preoperative bathing with antiseptics found no new evidence to add to the guideline and so the most recent study included in this documents dates...
  • September 12, 2016
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