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VA MRSA-control protocol also reduced Gram-negative infections

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jul 19, 2016

An infection-control program implemented at all 127 Veterans Affairs acute-care hospitals reduced the rate of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections by 75% in intensive care units and by two-thirds systemwide. A new study shows that the program also resulted in a 43% decrease in tough-to-eradicate Gram-negative bacterial infections. National Geographic News (free registration) (07/13)


Medical groups update pneumonia treatment guidelines

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jul 22, 2016

Procalcitonin-guided therapy, sodium selenite fail to improve sepsis outcomes

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jul 22, 2016

Looming Zika threat in US prompts creation of infant care guidelines

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jul 22, 2016

Ventilator bundle components vary in risks, efficacy, study says

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jul 22, 2016

Health systems open "microhospitals" with limited inpatient beds

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jul 19, 2016

Costs, LOS, ICU use vary for asthma care in pediatric hospitals

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jul 22, 2016

Omaha hospital takes team approach to high-risk obstetric care

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jul 19, 2016

Case of female-to-male Zika transmission suspected in N.Y.

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jul 19, 2016

Fetal blood transfusions during pregnancy can save fetus

Critical Care SmartBrief | Jul 19, 2016


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