Top 10 infection control stories, Dec. 11-15

Thoughts from Don Berwick, MD, on moral dilemmas facing modern physicians, 10 intensive care unit diagnoses with the most opportunity to reduce length of stay, and a story on how Southern California hospitals are helping patients affected by wildfires captured the attention of readers last week.

Here are the 10 most-read articles from Becker's Clinical Leadership & Infection Control for the week of Dec. 11, starting with the most popular.

1. CMS adds 4 measures for flu vaccine, MRSA and C. diff to provider compare sites

2. CDC reports 2 new pediatric flu deaths as influenza activity continues to rise: 5 things to know

3. 3 quotes from Dr. Don Berwick on moral dilemmas facing modern physicians

4. Wearing long sleeves during OR patient skin prep may reduce airborne contaminants

5. 10 ICU diagnoses with most opportunity to reduce length of stay

6. 4 steps to ensure your antimicrobial stewardship program is evidence-based

7. How hospitals in Southern California are helping patients affected by wildfires

8. Mother of 2 dies days after contracting flu

9. High levels of patient satisfaction linked with lower chance of 30-day readmission

10. Majority of new nurses use alcohol-based handrubs 50%+ of the time

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