Top 10 infection control stories, June 26-30

Possible equipment contamination at a Maryland hospital, why one Michigan hospital uses a gong in the operating room and three human plague cases in New Mexico captured the attention of readers last week.

Here are the 10 most read articles from Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality for the week of June 19, starting with the most popular.

1. Largo Medical Center warns 23 patients of possible equipment contamination

2. Why one Michigan hospital uses a gong in the OR

3. A new warrior in the sepsis fight: Dedicated sepsis nurses

4. Arkansas VA hospital temporarily closes beds as it deals with staffing issues

5. Nursing home employees continue to post nude pictures of residents on social media: 5 things to know

6. 3 hospitalized for plague in New Mexico

7. Antibiotic stewardship highly effective in reducing drug-resistant bacteria, C. diff infections

8. Drug cocktail of vitamin B, C & corticosteroids, could lower rates of sepsis shock, death

9. E-book for nurses aims to reduce 3 common HAIs

10. New antibiotic-resistant gene discovered in E. coli










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