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Study sounds alarm on superbugs in US hospitals

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jan 17, 2017

A study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found a variety of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae species in three Boston hospitals and one California hospital, findings that suggest the potentially deadly superbug is more prevalent in US hospitals than previously believed. CRE species cause 9,300 infections in the US each year and 600 deaths, with incidence rising, and researchers say greater surveillance is needed. HealthDay News (01/16)


Researchers develop family centered ICU guidelines

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jan 20, 2017

Studies: Rapid sepsis test more accurate in ED than in ICU

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jan 20, 2017

Study looks at need for treatment with EEG periodic discharges

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jan 17, 2017

SCCM Congress features wide range of research discussions

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jan 20, 2017

Hospitals create support centers for caregivers

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jan 17, 2017

Study: Use chlorhexidine in fight against Candida auris

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jan 17, 2017

Study: Bloodstream infections typical in European children

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jan 17, 2017

NICU uses plastic bags, bowl covers to keep infants warm

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jan 17, 2017

Milwaukee hospital opens new NICU

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jan 17, 2017


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