Mouse model reveals gut inflammation makes it easier for bacterium to set up shop.
Hospital Acquired Infections
Poll taken before new federal policy announced shows strong support across the board among people age 50 to 80, with some exceptions.
Hospitals put a lot of effort into encouraging good hand hygiene among staff. But findings about multidrug-resistant organisms suggest a new frontier for preventing transmission.
Patients are three times likelier to contract the dangerous infection when a hospital is at midlevel occupancy, a new way of tracking the data finds.
Infections are only one problem related to urinary catheterization.
A new model analyzes a wealth of information to better predict which patients are more prone to the dangerous infection.