Category: Hand Hygiene and Antisepsis

Growing National Concerns about Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CRE

March 8, 2013 — A number of recent newspaper reports have highlighted the growing threat for patients in hospitals, long-term acute care facilities, and nursing homes of the increasing resistance…

Isolation Precautions for the Prevention of the Transmission of Ebola, Enterovirus-D68 and Other Infectious Agents in Healthcare Settings

October 10, 2013 — This article discusses the two primary types of Isolation Precautions:  (i) Standard Precautions and (ii) Transmission-based Precautions (which include Contact Precautions, Droplet Precautions and Airborne Precautions).…