Bloodstream Infections

Study: IV feeding guidelines need revision


Current guidelines for intravenous feeding may need revisions to prevent bloodstream infections more effectively, a new study suggests.

CDC outlines 2014 global health threats


Antibiotic resistance and prescription drug abuse are among the top global threats expected in 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Board-certified infection control directors linked to lower MRSA rates, study reveals


Healthcare providers with board-certified infection prevention specialists on staff have substantially fewer methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections than those that don't, new research suggests.