October 1, 2007
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If you haven't revised your facility's infection control policies and procedures within the past month, then they probably are out of date.
Concern about several emerging health problems, including the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), bioterrorism agents, and an anticipated influenza pandemic have contributed to a strengthened focus on respiratory etiquette in two revised guidelines.
The world faces a crisis due to antibacterial drug resistance, and pharmaceutical companies and physicians have failed to stay far enough ahead of adaptable bacteria, according to a new study.
The infection tracking system of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) no longer will be limited to certain hospitals, the CDC recently announced.