Top 10 infection control stories, Oct. 2-6

A Detroit mother sentenced to seven days in jail for not vaccinating her son, a study finding no correlation between care quality and online physician ratings and substandard investigations into serious complaints against nurses in New York piqued the interest of readers last week.

Here are the 10 most-read articles from Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality for the week of Oct. 2, starting with the most popular.

1. Hershey Medical Center cited for care delays that contributed to 2 patient deaths

2. 55 sickened with antibiotic-resistant bacteria linked to pet store puppies in ongoing outbreak

3. Detroit mother sentenced to 7 days in jail for failing to bring son's vaccination record up to date

4. Sepsis initiatives may hinder antibiotic stewardship, boost C. diff rates

5. Study: Online physician ratings not indicative of care quality

6. Thousands in need of dialysis in Puerto Rico, 3 already dead

7. Liquid, gel or foam — Which is the most effective form of alcohol-based hand rubs?

8. CMS postpones October hospital star ratings update: 5 things to know

9. Hospital food can carry MRSA, VRE

10. New York state slow to investigate serious nursing complaints, state audit finds

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