Concurrent 4: What’s new in practice and policy?

Martin Kiernan MPH MClinRes RN3 1 University of West London, Boston Manor Road, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 9GA UK. martin.kiernan@uwl.ac.uk   Education is always seen as a cornerstone of infection prevention and control activity, providing new or updating knowledge and skills...
  • October 26, 2016
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Thomas V Riley1,2,3 1School of Medical & Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia, 2School of Life & Veterinary Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia, 3Department of Microbiology, PathWest Laboratory Medicine, Nedlands, Western Australia   Clostridium difficile, a Gram...
  • October 26, 2016
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Peter Collignon Exec Director, ACT Pathology. Infectious Diseases Physician and Microbiologist, Canberra Hospital. Professor, Medical School. Australian National University.   Urinary tract infections are very common in the community. They are also frequent Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs) – both in...
  • October 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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Jan Gralton Clinical Excellence Commission Clinical Excellence Commission, Locked Bag 8, Haymarket, NSW, 1240. CEC-HAI@health.nsw.gov.au   Urinary catheterisation is a common clinical procedure. Despite the benefits of catheter use, there is always a risk that a patient with a catheter...
  • August 25, 2016
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