Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology

(ISSN: 0899-823X, 1559-6834)

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From Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology

2019 -

  • Hospital-level high-risk antibiotic use in relation to hospital-associated Clostridioides difficile infections: Retrospective analysis of 2016-2017 data from US hospitals. 
  • Guideline implementation is effective at reducing proton pump inhibitor use in hematology-oncology units: A multidisciplinary intervention for reducing Clostridioides difficile risk. 
  • Use of antibiotics among end-of-life hospitalized patients with advanced directives: Status examination and association with infectious disease consultation and physician burnout. 
  • A crossover trial comparing contamination of healthcare personnel during removal of a standard gown versus a modified gown with increased skin coverage at the hands and wrists. 
  • Outcomes of an electronic medical record (EMR)-driven intensive care unit (ICU)-antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) ward round: Assessing the "Five Moments of Antimicrobial Prescribing". 
  • Impact of neutropenia on central venous catheter-related bloodstream infections in patients with hematological malignancies at the time of central venous catheter insertion: A matched-pair analysis. 
  • RE: Preventability of hospital onset bacterermia and fungemia: A pilot study of potential healthcare-associated infection outcome measure, by Dantes et al (2019). 

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Mission Statement: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology publishes scientifically authoritative, clinically applicable, peer-reviewed research on control and evaluation of the transmission of pathogens in healthcare institutions and on the use of epidemiological principles and methods to evaluate and improve the delivery of care.