May Celebrates National Critical Care Awareness and Recognition Month

May Celebrates National Critical Care Awareness and Recognition Month

CRITICAL CARE

Critical care clinicians work a high-pressure job even in the best of times. Throw in a global pandemic and stress levels rise significantly — all the more reason for the annual celebration.

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Prevention Strategies
Becker’s Hospital Review explored bronchoscope reprocessing and cross-contamination issues in a recent feature story. It’s an important issue to probe, especially now.
CHEST Guidelines for Bronchoscopy During COVID-19 Pandemic
Best Practices
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Patient Safety

It’s possible that anesthesiologists, clinicians, and other hospital staff can introduce infections into operating rooms unknowingly, via contaminated mobile devices.

APIC 2022: Day 2 Report

Preventing Infection

Why do urologists and infection preventionists need to partner more? Clinicians detailed a variety of reasons at APIC’s annual conference in Indianapolis.

APIC 2022: Day 1 Report

Prevention Strategies

“Our work is stabilizing a reeling world,” said the president of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology as the organization hosts an annual conference for the first time since before the COVID-19 pandemic.