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Infections in the Military

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As Veterans Affairs hospitals have started adopting innovative measures including antimicrobial silver for soft surface intervention as a key infection prevention tool, it’s a good time to take a look at infections in the military. While technologies have been employed...
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Where things stand with MRSA

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According to the CDC, “significant progress was made to reduce MRSA bloodstream infections in healthcare from 2005 – 2012, when the rates of MRSA bloodstream infections decreased by 17.1% each year.” Progress slowed from 2013 – 2016, when “no significant...
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The next normal

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For almost a year, we’ve heard of and referred to “the new normal.” Needless to say, as the current crisis persists alongside other existing pathological threats, the phrase has lost its novelty. As infection preventionists gather at next month’s Cleaning,...
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