Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms

41% of multi-drug resistant infections are acquired when nursing home residents are hospitalized, more attention needed, researchers find

41% of multi-drug resistant infections are acquired when nursing home residents are hospitalized, more attention needed, researchers find

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A significant proportion of multi-drug resistant infections in nursing homes originate in acute care hospitals, indicating that greater coordination between settings is needed, according to recently published findings.

Common soap may be culprit

Common soap may be culprit

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Healthcare facilities should avoid "heavily marketed" triclosan soaps, experts advise in updated hand hygiene guidelines.

Wound warriors

Wound warriors

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Providers keep up the good fight as they close care gaps on multi-drug resistant organism-infected wounds by seeking out the right treatment and product.