Top 10 infection control, patient safety stories for February

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A police investigation into unexplained patient injuries in a neonatal intensive care unit, updated treatment guidelines for Clostridium difficile and why this flu season has been especially bad for baby boomers piqued readers' interest last month.

The 10 most-read stories from Becker's Clinical Leadership & Infection Control in February are listed below, beginning with the most popular.

1. University Hospitals nurse fired for calling in sick with flu: 4 things to know

2. Police investigate unexplained injuries at Wisconsin hospital's NICU

3. Vacationing nurse spends 9 hours treating helicopter crash victims in Grand Canyon

4. CDC chief: 85% of children who've died this flu season were unvaccinated

5. On-call medical worker runs half a mile to help save a patient's life after a flat tire

6. SHEA, IDSA recommend fecal transplants in updated C. diff guidelines: 7 things to know

7. Flu-related hospitalizations reach 10-year high: 4 things to know

8. Why this flu season is especially bad for baby boomers

9. 135 surgical patients exposed to unsterile equipment at Missouri hospital

10. 'We were hoping to have better news' — CDC unsure if flu season has peaked

 

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