Officials at Peterborough Regional Health Centre are saying than an outbreak of the potentially deadly Clostridium difficile (C. diff) bacteria is under control, but still ongoing.
The presentation covers a number of infection control best practices.
An infection control plan becomes a guide to answer the basic questions of who, what, when, where, how and why.
The new "H3" strain can cause severe illness, and it can have a great impact on the elderly.
Learn more about the presenters for our upcoming Infection Control Tips And Timesavers critical issue webcast.
New research from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Columbia University School of Nursing indicates that further improvement of hand hygiene practices in U.S. hospitals is needed.
From hand hygiene programs to touchpoint cleaning, we explore a number of today's important infection control issues.
For cleaning workers to have a significant impact on reducing the spread of infection, it is important that they use the right tools and follow some simple but specific guidelines.
On January 6, 2014, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) discovered 44 cases of a strain of bacteria called carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae, or CRE, in northeast Illinois.
Cleaners can benefit while also helping the community.