Top 10 infection control stories, Nov. 20-24

Footage of nursing home staff laughing while a patient died gasping for air, three practices to reduce excessive blood transfusions and five strategies from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement to improve patient flow piqued the interest of readers last week.

Here are the 10 most-read articles from Becker's Clinical Leadership & Infection Control for the week of Nov. 20, starting with the most popular.

1. Video shows nursing home staff laughing as patient died gasping for air

2. CDC: Flu activity on the rise

3. Southern Illinois University researcher injected patients with experimental herpes vaccine in hotel rooms

4. Antibiotic stewardship reduces C. diff incidence by 32%

5. 3 practices to reduce excessive blood transfusions

6. Top 10 infection control stories, Nov. 13-17

7. Survey: 87% of physicians say patient trust is decreasing

8. IHI: 5 strategies to improve patient flow

9. Inova Fairfax Hospital cancels up to 150 surgeries over mechanical issues with equipment

10. The 6 attributes of high-value primary care

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