Top 10 infection control stories, Feb. 27-March 3

The World Health Organization's rankings of the world's 12 most dangerous superbugs, the resignation of a top surgeon in the wake of a patient care investigation and a Wyoming hospital urged to contact patients after reports of unsterile surgical instruments piqued the interest of readers last week.

The following are the 10 most-read articles from Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality for the week of Feb. 27, beginning with the most popular.

1. WHO ranks world's 12 most dangerous superbugs

2. Top surgeon resigns from Swedish Neuroscience Institute after investigation into patient care

3. Hospital floors could transmit germs more easily than previously thought

4. Has the flu season peaked? 6 things to know

5. Joint Commission: Healthcare leaders' failure to create safety culture can lead to adverse events

6. Study: Care from non-physician clinicians equal to that of physicians in community health centers

7. Wyoming hospital urged to contact patients after unsterile surgical instrument reports

8. Beware the office coffee pot: 4 everyday surfaces teeming with bacteria

9. On the brink: 3 dangers of inadequate surgical instrument reprocessing departments

10. The importance of care coordination in a value-based world: Best practices from Spectrum Health

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