Top 10 infection control stories, Oct. 16-20


What patients really want physicians to do after a medical error, a San Diego Veterans Affairs hospital administering more than 1,500 ineffective flu shots and a study finding statins reduce the risk of Clostridium difficile infection 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 Oct. 16, starting with the most popular.

1. What patients really want physicians to do after a medical error

2. Bedford VA Medical Center under investigation after patient died while nurse aid played video games

3. England's top physician warns of 'post-antibiotic apocalypse'

4. Daily 5-minute conversations raised patient satisfaction scores, study finds

5. San Diego VA administers 1.5k ineffective flu shots

6. 10th employee at Connecticut psych hospital charged in patient abuse scandal

7. CDC study: 'Dangerous minority' of providers engage in unsafe injection practices

8. Patients lack access to primary care follow-up after ED visit, study finds

9. CDC: Influenza activity low at start of flu season

10. Statins reduce risk of C. diff development 

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