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Chlorhexidine baths do not increase resistant MRSA, data show

Critical Care SmartBrief | Feb 05, 2016

A study found no increase in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus resistant to chlorhexidine when the antiseptic was routinely used to bathe ICU patients, researchers reported in the journal Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. The study at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis included analysis of chlorhexidine resistance in 500 MRSA samples from 2005 through 2012. BeckersHospitalReview.com (02/02)


Study measures long-term outcomes, costs for ICU survivors

Critical Care SmartBrief | Feb 09, 2016

Acetazolamide may not have big impact on ventilator time for COPD patients

Critical Care SmartBrief | Feb 05, 2016

Statin may not reduce delirium in ICU patients on ventilator

Critical Care SmartBrief | Feb 05, 2016

Study analyzes incidence, risks of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in ICU

Critical Care SmartBrief | Feb 05, 2016

Hospitals take steps to reduce preventable errors

Critical Care SmartBrief | Feb 05, 2016

Firm gets $2.25M grant for critical care monitoring system

Critical Care SmartBrief | Feb 05, 2016

Autopsy results find MERS virus attacks lungs

Critical Care SmartBrief | Feb 09, 2016

Better ICU care among reasons for increases in aneurysm survival

Critical Care SmartBrief | Feb 09, 2016

Study: Longer hours for surgical residents may not be harmful

Critical Care SmartBrief | Feb 05, 2016


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